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Vintage 1960s Palazzo Pant Dress Sequin Pink Satin and Tulle - Size S


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This is a wonderful late 1960s era palazzo pant dress.   It features sequinned rick-rack and floral appliqués on tulle net over a heavy pink satin fabric.  It has a high neckline and closes at the back with a nylon zipper.  The pant legs are cut wide.  It has a defined waistline and the sleeves are unlined to create a semi-transparent look. It has its original belt which does up with snaps.

Label: Cassar Haute Couture.  Technically not “haute” couture, but expertly hand sewn by an experienced couturier.  During the 50s and 60s, there were a number of couturiers in Montreal that would serve the city’s social class.  Cassar was a Montreal designer who eventually specialized in wedding and formal wear.

Sizing: No size is indicated, but this should fit a small size - please rely on the following measurements for fit:

Shoulders:  16” across from shoulder/sleeve seam to shoulder/sleeve seam

Sleeves:  24” from the shoulder/sleeve seam

Sleeve inseam:  16 1/2”

Bust:  34” around

Waist:  26”  around

Hips:  36” meant to hang loosely

Length of bodice:  15” from shoulder to waist, measured flat

Overall length:  54”

Leg inseam:  27”

Leg width:  12” wide, 24” around the satin cuff only at the bottom

Belt measures 28 inches.

Condition:  It is in very good condition with no wear, tear, staining, soiling or odour.  There is a small section of the rick rack trim where there is sequin loss at the very bottom of the left leg. This looks to have seen very little use and was well stored over the years.

This is a quality palazzo pant evening dress - definitely meant for a formal occasion, perfect period piece!