Vintage 1940s Black Velvet Fit and Flare Dress

The Black Velvet Emporium

Release your inner black cat with this luscious late 1940s, early 1950s cotton velvet dress. Fit and flare style with box pleats front and back at the waist, sleeveless with gathers at both shoulders. A very full skirt though not quite a full circle. No labels, probably in the medium size range. Has a side metals zipper and another at the back of the neck. . 

Excellent, near mint, vintage condition. I have not seen a single thing worth noting.

Measurements when lying flat. Doubled at bust, waist and hip.
Armpit to armpit across bust: 40"
Waist: 29" 
Hips: full
Shoulder to waist: 16"
Shoulder to bottom hem: 43.5"

Please note: These are vintage, preworn and/or preloved items. I do my best to list any issues, but signs of wear should be expected. Please feel free to convo me with any questions. I'm truly happy to help in any way possible and I'm always up for a chat. Any accessories shown, including crinolines, are for display only, not included unless otherwise stated.