Vintage Day Dress Pale Yellow Crystal Pleated 1950s Small
Pale yellow acetate easy care vintage summer dress with vertical crystal pleating that is permanent- wash and wear, baby! Sleeveless bodice with wide lace covered waistband, very flattering. Back zip. Label is L'Aiglon.
Marked Size: none
- Bust: 36”
- Waist: 26”
- Hips: free
- Length: 42.5”
- Length (shoulder to waist): 16”
- Length (waist to hem): 26.5”
CONDITION: Very good- it has very light small underarm discoloration, and very slight pilling to the fabric, which is all over so it seems to be part of the fabric- its very tiny but we have to mention it!
Here is some info on the label:
L’Aiglon was founded in 1919 in Philadelphia as part of Biberman Brothers, Inc. The company’s original label read “Biberman Make” but changed in 1919 to “L’Aiglon”. On those early labels you will find “Biberman Make” in small letters. Biberman Make dresses were “wash dresses”, or washable. “Tubable” was the word of the era. Biberman also made bathrobes and uniforms for maids and nurses.
Its founder, Joseph Biberman, committed suicide in 1933 as a result of financial difficulties during the Great Depression. The company, however, survived, and continued to make inexpensive but stylish and attractive dresses for women and juniors. During the 1950s, L’Aiglon dresses were used as costumes on the soap opera,
Written by Lizzie Bramlett, fuzzylizzie.com