This is a vintage late 1950s black silk dress with lace insetting at the bust and midriff. This 1950s black silk dress has a centre notched scoop neckline and a crossover bodice. The dress is made in a sheath style with raglan style short sleeves. It is fully lined with an organza fabric and does up the back with a metal zipper.
Label: Kate Newman Gowns Montreal Que(bec). Kate Newman was a ladies’ boutique that carried quality dresses and evening wear.
Material label: Pure Silk. The fabric is in a linen textured weave
Sizing: No size is indicated, but it should fit a medium size - please rely on the following measurements for fit:
Bust: 36” around
Waist: 29” around
Hips: 38” around
Length: 40”, measured flat at the back from the neck seam
Condition: This 1950s black silk dress is in very clean condition, with no wear, tear, staining or other defect - this looks like it saw very little use and was well stored.
This is a sophisticated 1950s black silk dress - gorgeous style, beautiful quality!