1957 Debutante evening dress and stole in 2 lengths Size 11 | Etsy
Pattern is cut and complete. one skirt piece had a 1 in x 5in piece missing I spliced in pattern tissue using acid free tape. Another pattern piece and instructions have 1 in piece of acid free tape to secure a small tear. Envelope is very poor and was in pieces, I reattched the pieces and secured the envelope for use (always using acid free tape) Keeping this darling picture on the front from further damage. Size 11 bust 31 1/2 From 1957 wonderful wedding or formal dress, so reminds me of…
Evening Gown by Norman Hartnell, 1924
"The long, white evening gown by Norman Hartnell, 1924, might well have been aimed at the debutante market, Classical drapery would be taken up again as a trend in the 1930s by Madeleine Vionnet." Scanned from the book "Decades of Fashion".