Vintage sweater from Elsie Tu dates to the 1950's through early 1960's and is made of cream-colored wool. It is decorated with white seed beads in a squiggle pattern and highlighted with sapphire blue, prong-set rhinestones. Scalloped hem has beaded fringe. Fully lined. Center back metal zipper.
No size label, but we estimate it would fit a size Small.
Condition: Excellent. There is very minimal bead loss, which does not detract from the beauty of the sweater.
1960's black cocktail dress is with all-over floral applique is made of what is likely black synthetic crepe. Silky flowers are hand sewn on and have velvet centers. Dress is fitted throughout with a front v-neck and spaghetti straps. Center back plastic zipper. Lined with black silk.
Condition: Excellent. The loose flowers were tacked down by our tailor, but it is possible that there are a few that need tacking.
Bust: 32" Waist: 26" Hips: 34" Center Back Length: 31 1/2"
Vintage little black dress dates to the 1960's and is made of a mixture of lace and crepe. Beaded bust has a deep v-neck and opening at back. Center back zipper. Unlined. Unfortunately the label is no longer present. The original owner remembers that it was a custom-made piece for her by the Italian couture house of Gattinoni; however, this verbal provenance cannot be proven. No size label. Best suited for a size 4.
Condition: Excellent. Wear consistent with age and use.
Bust: 34" Waist: 27" Hips: 35-36" Center Back Length: ~39"