Master of Ilusion Dress


Item No. VC-DRESS-017

vintage 1930s black sheer scroll appliqué bodice dress

Vintage late 1930s early 1940s black sheer party dress with gorgeous scroll appliqué on bodice. This vintage 30s dress has scoop neckline, long puff sleeves (with small pads at shoulders), smocking on faux pockets on front accented with bows, and large pleats from waist. The appliqué is made with metallic gold threading and is weak in some areas. I spent several hours reinforcing and restitching most of the appliqué back on. Sleeves also had tears that have been repaired with black thread. When worn they're not directly visible.

- 38" length
- 24"-26" waist
- 34" bust
- 14" bodice
- 14" shoulders
- 25" sleeves

- feels like organza blend, not stiffened though
- great vintage condition, still wears beautifully
Vintage means pre-loved and in most cases pre-worn. The antique and vintage clothing that we sell here at Adored Vintage has a story and has had another life before it reaches you. It is important to note that most vintage clothing will show small signs of wear and some pieces will display noticeable wear which will be noted in the listing.


We recommend hand washing or dry cleaning vintage clothing

How To Measure Yourself

BUST: Pass tape measure around body over fullest part of bust. Do not pull tape too tightly and be sure it doesn't slip in the back.

WAIST: Pass tape measure around smaller part of your waist.

HIPS: Take measurement approximate 7" below your natural waistline (smallest part of your waist)

Vintage Condition Guide