This dress is part of the collection of sheath dresses worn by the Cabaret Singer, Paige Morton Black, wife of Charles Black, the founder of CHOCK FULL O'NUTS COFFEE empire. This was a favorite style of Mrs. Black's. I purchased 9 similar sheath dresses from her estate. They were made by several different designers in the late 1950's to 1960's.
This blue silk sheath dress is too small for my dress form so it does not look as attractive as it is in person. It is in very good pre-worn & enjoyed vintage condition. It has a few tiny black marks on one sleeve that could come out in cleaning. A good dry cleaning would perk it up since it has been stored for many years. The accordion same fabric trim was especially made for the dress. You do not find this quality in today's market.
Here are the measurements....
SHOULDER TO SHOULDER...14"
The collection of 9 dresses all of similar styles would be nice for costumes for a theater production. I am just starting to put the collection in my shop. If you are interested in seeing the ones that are not in my shop, please email me.
In addition to clothing & accessories for women, men, and children you will also fine interesting items that are ANYTHING VINTAGE!!