Escada dress, size 4
This vintage Escada by Margaretha Ley dress is 100% silk with a 100% black rayon lining, and was made in Italy.
It has shoulder pads and an angled V neckline with two 4 3/4" by 2 1/4" fabric matching bows.
It has a gray-beige background with a pattern of freeform little black lines with highlights in a subdued tangelo.
There are roses and leaves in orange-red and black, with tone-on-tone circles in iridescent bronze-beige.
There are 5 pleats extending downward from each shoulder-sleeve seam.
It has long sleeves with two black silk-covered buttons on each.
There is a 24" long back zipper.
The lower skirt has three layers of mini pleats with ruffled ends.
This is definitely a classy looking dress.
It's perfect for so many different occasions.
It's from a stylist's collection, and was used in a magazine photo shoot with pumps designed by Stuart Weitzman and a Cartier diamond necklace and diamond drop earrings.
shoulder to shoulder 15"
shoulder pad to shoulder pad 18"
shoulder to end of sleeve 23 1/2"
shoulder pad to end of sleeve 22 1/2"
shoulder to hem 38"
armpit to armpit 17 1/4"
29 3/4" waist
35 3/4" hips
Item # 1029231