This is a gorgeous dress from the late 1950s or very early 1960s. The fabric is satin in yellow gold with a fabulous realistic roseprint. It has a beautiful front pannel in white with covered buttons. Matching belt. It closes with a long metal zipper on the back. The skirt has a linen underskirt. This dress has no label but it is NOT homemade.
Measures - Please make sure you double-check your own measures and compare them to the ones below.
Shoulders seam to seam: 17" (43cm)
Armpit to armpit: 19" (48cm)
Waist: 28" (72cm)
Shoulder to waist: 15.5" (40cm)
Waist to bottom: 22" (56cm) + 6" (15cm) hem to let down
Length: 37.5" (114cm)
Sweep, taken flat side to side: 39" (100cm)
Fabric: Satin, metal zipper
Condition: Mint condition! No stains, holes, rips. Perfect!
Note the collar has been modified by hand using a very clever way (view photo). Probably, the original collar was a shawl collar, but you can always undone the sewing and get the original collar back. ;)