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This genuine vintage brown velvet dress from the 1930s is simply gorgeous and SO SOFT!! Made of either rayon, silk or a blend of silk-rayon plush woven velvet, the dress is a rich, dark

brown.  Shaped waist, v-neck, 2 vertical shirred lengths from the sleeve hem, tiny self-fabric back buttons. Not cut on the bias so there's NO stretch to the fabric. Closes with a metal zipper at the side waist.


Please note- I had to edit the photos heavily to show the gathers , shirring & other details- the dark brown super-plush velvet doesn't show details well otherwise! The dress is a dark rich brown with no spots or uneven coloring at all. 


Pre-owned, used; in great wearable condition with no noted flaws. I said this one is stunning and I meant it!! :-) 


No labels on the dress. Shown on my modern Gap size 4 mannequin and it fits her quite well. Please read the actual garment measurements given next--


BACK width- 16" across at underarm seams

FRONT width across upper shirring- 13 1/2"

Waist- approx. 27"

Hip- approx. 40"

Hem- 84" 

Front shoulder to hem length- 41" with a 2" hem

Shirred sleeve length- 17"


Questions? Need more measurements? Please send me a convo!

Vintage 30s Brown Velvet Dress Shirred Sleeves Gathered Bodice


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