The Case is Altered Dress - WOUNDED BIRD

Regular price $129.00 Sale price $99.00 Save $30.00
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This mermaid deco style dress is only 60 years young and made from the finest mossy green crepe. The colour is spectacular and the beautifully crafted rose is just divine. It is the perfect dress for a ball, a summer wedding or an evening out!

Easy to pair with simple sandals or strappy flats.

Circa: 1940-1970
Origin/Source: Private Collection

Fabric: Fine crepe.
Size Indicator*: 8-10

Measurements (laid flat) : 
Bust: 15 cm / 5.9 in
Waist: 14 cm / 5.5 in
Hip: 19 cm / 7.4 in
Above knee: 16 cm / 6.29 in
Shoulder to waist: 17 cm / 6.69 in
Total length: 57.5 in / 22.63 in

Condition: A fantastic RESCUE ITEM with fabric fade as shown and a few minor pinholes visible on close inspection. This beauty may be repaired by a clever craftsperson or re-dyed. Or, wear as is!

IMPORTANT: Sale Items/Damaged Items such as this cannot be exchanged, refunded or returned. 

Our vintage items are rated as follows:
  • Excellent: Near-or new quality, with no noted flaws often in original packaging or, with original tags (deadstock)
  • Very Good: May have some minor issue, as noted
  • Good: Some minor flaws which may be repairable, or do 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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