Sweet Disorder Vintage
1940s Purple Peaked Shoulder Gown
1940s gown in royal purple rayon crepe. Fabulous peaked shoulders, keyhole neckline and wide skirt. The sleeves are beautifully designed to accentuate the peaked shoulders. The gold belt and frog closure appear to be later additions but add a lovely bit of glam. You could remove them if you like. The silhouette of the dress is a knockout on its own. As often happens with purple dyes from the 1940s, it has oxidized and turned pink in some places. She's still a knockout and sure to make you feel like a 40s glamour queen.
Label: None present
Material: Rayon crepe
This 1940s gown is in good condition with no damage staining or alterations. There is dye variation throughout, especially on the skirt. See photos. The gold braid accents appear to be a later addition. You could remove the frog closure at the neckline without damaging the dress if so desired. There's a keyhole opening and a hook & eye underneath. Freshly dry cleaned and ready to wear.
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