Marchi velvet party dress & matching stole, 1950s
This stunning party dress and matching stole from Florence, Italy was designed by Marchi. The figure flattering halter-style dress features a front panel of black velvet studded with glittering metallic sunbursts. The remainder of the dress is of burgundy velvet. The stole is black on one side and burgundy on the other.
For a gal with curves in the right places, this is a knockout dress. The design is innovative and exciting, particularly the glittering metal against the black velvet. Above all, this great party dress dramatically showcases your natural assets.
The dress is constructed as a straight sheath under an attached full outer skirt and is lined with black taffeta. The burgundy velvet outer skirt is stiffened with coarse crinoline mesh to hold the shape. The dress closes on the side with a metal zipper.
The condition is excellent and wearable.
The dress measures: 36" bust, 28" waist, 40" hip, and 42" center-front length.
The stole is 17" wide by 88" long.