Diane Freis Original dress, size S
This vintage 100% silk dress is a Diane Freis Original and was made in Hong Kong.
It has a blue 100% silk lining (the sleeves are unlined).
It has a jewel neckline and a back 4 1/2" long keyhole opening with a fabric loop and textured gold-tone button with a rhinestone in the center.
The long sleeves have a scalloped edge fabric panel sewn along the outside seam and there is a 6 1/2" wide elastic waist.
The dress has a muted flower and leaf pattern in pink, pale magenta, pale and light blue, pale and light grass green, and light raspberry-wine with accent lines in black.
The base color is a dark blue.
The bodice has sequins, tiny beads and elongated beads in bright light blue, green, pink, and iridescent raspberry accenting the flowers and leaves.
The skirt area below the waistband has two separate floral skirts on top of the separate blue silk lining.
The top skirt fabric is shorter than the bottom skirt fabric.
It belonged to a New York model.
She sold it because she needed the money.
shoulder to shoulder 15"
shoulder to end of sleeve 23 1/2"
shoulder to hem 49" (top skirt)
shoulder to hem 54" (bottom skirt)
bottom hem side to size 72" (approx.)
armpit to armpit 17"
armhole openings 12"
18 1/2" waist (unstretched)
29" waist (easily stretched)
42" hips (at blue lining 1" below elastic waist)
Item # 1027818