Vintage 1970s Gunne Sax Dress Boho Romantic Jessica McClintock San Francisco M
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This is a wonderful 1970s vintage dress designed by Jessica McClintock for her label “Gunne Sax”. The dress takes inspiration from Edwardian fashion - McClintock was influenced during the 1970s by prairie, Victorian and Edwardian fashion. The dress has a squared neckline, leg o’ mutton sleeves, high waist that is cinched with ties at the back and a three section skirt that is gathered in tucks so to make it fall in drapes - it is made in an ankle length. The dress is detailed with crochet lace and the semi-transparent voile fabric is woven with an ornate contrasting pattern (see close-up photo). It is lined in acetate and does up the back with a nylon zipper. The sleeves are unlined so are semi-transparent.
Label: Gunne Sax by Jessica San Francisco
Content label: Voile 65% Polyester / 35% Cotton, Trim 100% Cotton, Lining 100% Acetate
Color: Beige or Cream White
Sizing: Size 10 is handwritten on the tag, but please rely on the following measurements for fit:
Shoulders: 13” from shoulder/sleeve seam to shoulder/sleeve seam - note that your shoulder cap would fit into the cap of the sleeve
Sleeves: 27” long from the shoulder/sleeve seam
Sleeve inseam: 21”
Bust: 34”-35” around, taken under the arms
Waist: 26” around uncinched
Hips: 48” full - meant to fall loosely
Overall length: 56“, measured flat
Condition: It is in very good condition with no pronounced wear, tear, staining or soiling. This dress looks to have seen little use and was well stored over the years.
This is a wonderful example of Jessica McClintock design - perfect 70s boho look!