Fabulous Vintage April Cornell - Elegant Ivory Glass Beaded 1920's Style Deco Dress - Summer Wedding or Tea Party - Gatsby Summer Afternoon


Fantastic and very 1920s style vintage 1990s April Cornell size M rayon chiffon dress that is extensively beaded with gorgeous super-sparkly AB glass beads! This dress looks sooo 1920's flapper era! Fully lined in ivory rayon. Beautifully made with lovely details such as French seams and an invisible zipper at center back. Such an exquisite, very detailed dress and also very comfortable to wear; is in excellent vintage condition, looks never worn. This would be a PERFECT summer wedding, formal tea or garden party gown.

IMPORTANT: PLEASE, please be sure to read ALL of the description especially the measurements and condition, and examine ALL the photos, BEFORE asking questions; and do be absolutely positive this piece will fit your requirements, as there are no refunds or returns. I'm a degreed and experienced textile scientist/antique garment restorer and seamstress, and I very, very carefully note any and all condition issues or repairs to every piece of antique/vintage clothing that I'm selling, so I can't stress enough that even if they're in pristine condition, remember they are all decades old and NOT new clothing, so if you desire modern perfection please don't purchase vintage! I don't do layaways or take offers, so please don't ask, thank you. Jewelry/accessories/props in photos are not included and not for sale.

I love antique and vintage clothing and have collected it for years, as well as having a longtime design career including doing costume & restoration work for major movie studios and museums....I've translated that love to my own contemporary creations as well as now offering some choice pieces of my extremely large collection of vintage and antique beauties! I'm meticulous about clothing in general so I make quite sure that every piece of vintage clothing I sell is clean, fresh, pressed and in excellent wearable condition---I do not use any fragranced or heavily-chemical products in caring for/cleaning garments and they are carefully stored in climate-controlled closets at all times except for when I am photographing them for listings.

Size tag is M but please go by the measurements below.

Bust max: fits up to about 40", no larger than that
Waist measures about 36", hips 42"
Length is 43" from shoulder to hem while on the hanger; the dress fits and drapes SO beautifully on the body as you can see. Mannequin is a modern size 6/8 (36-26-36); it fits the mannequin as shown with room to spare especially in the bust, in fact I would say the mannequin is too thin for the dress. I think best for an 8/10, no larger.

Condition: I can find no flaws on this dress, it is in excellent unworn-looking condition. Professionally cleaned, no spots, stains, rips, holes or damages, no missing or loose beads. Just gorgeous! Designer's own April Cornell for Cornell Trading tag, marked an M.

Please make sure this will suit you as to measurements and style before you purchase; I don't do alterations or accept returns.....Also, please be sure to read my shop policies/shipping info in full before you purchase (click on "policies" on my main shop page).
Do check my other listings for more gorgeous vintage and antique clothing including many more silk 70's and 80's designer pieces coming up very soon, as well as my own very popular antique-style hats, accessories & vintage/antique china and decor items.....I try to list new items at least weekly....Thanks for visiting!

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