Vintage 1960s Black Velvet Dress Francis Gale by Parkway M


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This is a 1960s black velvet dress made in Canada by the Parkway Dress Co. under their “Francis Gale” brand name.  This 1960s black velvet dress is made in a sleeveless style with V shaped neckline, defined waistline and below the knee length skirt that falls in drapes. The waist cinches with a matching belt that has a rhinestone studded brassed metal buckle - the belt closes with snaps.  The dress does up the back with a nylon zipper.  It is lined in black fabric. 

Label: Francis Gale by Parkway Dress Co. Made in Canada.  Because the label is not bilingual, the dress would date to the early 70s.

Size: No size is indicated, and although this 1960s black velvet dress should fit a medium size, please rely on the following measurements for fit:

Bust:  37” around

Waist: 28" around - the belt snaps at 26”, 27”, 28” and 29”

Hips:  37” around, but meant to fall loosely in drapes

Length: 46", measured lying flat

Condition:  It is in very good condition with no pronounced wear, tear or stains, and only very few velvet marks - this 1960s black velvet dress looks like it was well cared for over the years.

This is an easy to wear 1960s black velvet dress - simple and lovely!