Absolute spun-sugar perfection. Now all you need is a powder blue convertible Thunderbird.
Strapless prom dress with flexible boning along front and rear princess seams; triple-layer skirt with pink taffeta underskirt, blue tiered ruffle petticoat and embroidered tulle overlay shot with silver thread. Pleated cummerbund with giant decorative rear bow secured in place by snaps; metal side zipper closure with top and bottom hook and eye. Bodice lined in pink taffeta.
fabric: taffeta, tulle
noteworthy: dry clean only; stuff bow with tissue to maintain fullness
alterations: repaired torn tulle (see photos)
condition: very good with above repairs and gentle underarm wearmeasurements:
underbust / ribcage: 29”
bodice length: 8”
skirt length: 32”
total length: 40”
sweep: 130” (underskirt), 220” (petticoat), 235” (overlay)
bow: 19” wide x 12 ½” high x 6” deep, plus 9 ½” wide x 27” long mitered tails
label: Will Steinman Original
size: no size tag present; comparable to modern size smallview more images in Lookbook no. 5