50s 60s Vintage Red Velvet Short Cocktail Dress (S Petite)


Late 50s or early 60s red velvet cocktail dress. Deep V neckline and dramatic shoulder. Fitted silhouette. Good weight to the velvet with a backing (no lining). Feels like a cotton velvet. Back metal zipper closure. There is a weight at the center bust to keep it in place. Skirt falls above the knee.

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Circa: 1950s or 1960s
Brand Label: Mam'selle by Betty Carol
Size tag: none
Modern Size: Small Petite
Fabric Content: Velvet -- best guess cotton
Care: Dry Clean
Vintage Condition: Very Good.
Imperfections: 4 small dot stains at the back skirt -- not too noticeable.

Chest: 35" with some extra room from the bust darts
Waist: 25"
Hips: 38"
Length: 33 3/4"
High Point Shoulder to Waist Length: 14 1/2"
To ensure the best fit, compare these measurements to a similar item in your closet.

Mannequin Measurements:
Bust: 32 3/4"
Waist: 25 1/8"
Hips: 36"


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