New old stock still wearing the original tag. 100% bronze silk sheath dress, sleeveless, collarless with a cord sash, closing in the back with a long metal zipper. Completely lined in a darker acetate fabric.
Beautiful dress with no issues, unworn. The only thing I can mention is one string belt loop is broken. Color may show as more of a gold but I would consider it bronze.
Label is Mancini of California with a vintage size tag of 14.
Please check the measurements carefully. Keep in mind there is no give to this fabric.
Bust is 40, waist is 27, hips are 40, bodice length is 16, skirt length is 26 1/2 and hem circumference is 44 inches.
The following information is provided courtesy of the Vintage Fashion Guild Label Resource.
Mancini was designed by Madeline Mancini for Phil Altbaum Inc. The line began in 1949 and continued at least into the 1960s. Madeline Mancini had previously worked for Nettie Rosenstein. As a designer her focus was on simple dresses and evening separates that could function as day-to-night pieces.
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