Bronze Jaquard Silk Satin 2 Piece Dress Button Accents circa 1940s Lilli Ann
Pockets and buttons!
Late 1940s bronze hued jaquard silk satin 2 piece Lilli Ann dress. Upper part has sculpted portrait collar, short sleeves, full skirt- left side has buttons from left arm opening all the way to hem. Right side of skirt has HUGE lined pocket. Underskirt is rayon from wait to mid-hip, then matching jaquard to hem. Small slit in back.
Both pieces have had the metal zips replaced with more modern, matching zippers. Skirt is lined in a gorgeous, soft silk charmeuse by the owner- taken in at hips as well. Note measurements. No stains or holes- superb condition.
This unusual and rare set comes from Marilyn's Room- an incredible collection curated by one stylish woman for over 30 years. Any pieces modified have been done so by a professional seamstress and never, ever detract from the original intent of the design.
Top-36" bust, 26" waist, 40" hips, 16" bodice, 36" long
Skirt- 24" waist, 34" hips, 30" around hem, 29" long