Vintage designer Ceil Chapman Dress
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Vintage designer "Ceil Chapman" dress. "Amelia Gray" Beverly Hills, California. The construction of this dress is so amazing and high quality. fully lined. talon zipper up the back with outer closure snap buttons and hook at top and bottom of zipper. Boning on sides up upper. tiny iridescent flower sequins throughout. amazing gathered middle front for the most flattering silhouette. weighted bottom with left side slit that is 6" 2 or 3 missing sequins at left shoulder ( see photos ) not noticeable. Very Good Condition, no stains, holes or rips, no scent.
This dress is a collectors item and has amazing historical context and high value. Truly magnificent piece of history.
DESIGNER BIO: Ceil Chapman was an American fashion designer who worked in New York City from the 1940s to the 1960s. She was noted for creating glamorous cocktail and party dresses and for working with celebrity clients including television and movie actresses. Dresses on exhibit at The Metropolitan Museum Of Art And FIDM.
shoulder to waist seam 16
total length 40