Mauve Ball Gown

Regular price $299.00 Sale price $229.00 Save $70.00
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Painted Bird's vintage dresses are always a breathtaking sight. This exquisite silk satin ball or wedding gown boasts a delicate hue and timeless style, making it perfect for those seeking a unique but understated look. Every stitch speaks to its superior quality and you'll exude confidence as soon as you enter the room.

Although natural fibers may show signs of aging, such as some foxing marks and small holes (pictured), this dress can easily be altered to restore its pristine appearance and continue to be a timeless piece for the next fifty years. Its vintage charm is simply unmatched.

Circa: 1940 - 1970
Private Collection VG

Satin silk
Good commensurate with age and love. Some foxing and a couple of small holes at bottom of skirt (as seen)

Modern Size Indicator*:
10 - 12
Measurement: Bust 44 cm, Waist 34 cm, Hip 84 cm (Laid flat)
Vintage Size Indicator: na

Fit: Tailored at bust to full skirt
Fixture: Original

Sale Items/Damaged Items cannot be exchanged, refunded or returned. Colors may display differently on various devices.

Our vintage items are rated as follows:
  • Excellent: Near or near to new quality, with no noted flaws and may often be presented in original packaging or, with original tags (deadstock) all commensurate with age and love
  • Very Good: May have some minor issue, as seen or noted
  • Good: Some minor flaws which may be repairable, or may not detract from the garment when worn
  • Rescue: Flaws as described which may or may not detract when worn in most cases possibility of repair

We estimate sizes as current or, 'modern' sizing rather than vintage sizing as eras do vary.

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