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Dee Davenport Howe

146 Bowdoin Street ~ Springfield, Massachusetts 01109 ~ (413) -781-1505

 

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1930's, Light blue /green lace gown and jacket . Scoop neck on the gown. 3 purple silk ribbon spaghetti straps on each shoulder. The straps are probably not original, the ribbon is vintage. Low back , natural waist line, with a 1 inch waist band. Bias cut floor length skirt. The gown is lined in blue /green rayon taffeta. Snap and hook closure on the left side. The jacket is the same lace as the dress, cape sleeves one hook closure at the waist and has a 5 inch peplum. 30 inch bust, 24 inch waist and 32/34 inch hips. Excellent Condition.

cat# DC5185 price $275.00 "SOLD"

 

 

A gorgeous 1990's Lilac Polyester evening gown, the gown is decorated with glitter swirl design. Spaghetti straps. Straight style , floor length. On the left side of the skirt is a long kick from the thigh to the hem. Mint Condition. 34 inch bust, 38 inch hips and 54 inches long. Dress is 95% Polyester and 5% Spandex. It is form fitting, clings to the body. My dress for is very small so it doesn't show the form fitting.

cat# DC5415 price $55.00

 

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1990's Light lilac Satin gown. This gown is a 2 piece gown the top is a corset style with spaghetti straps, back zipper. The front of the bodice is decorated in lilac embroidered roses with silver vine and leaves and glass beads. The skirt is floor length A line shape light lilac satin with a back zipper. Bodice 35/36 inch bust, 28 inch waist. The skirt has a 27 inch waist 38 inch hips and is 40 inches long. Excellent Condition.

cat# DC5617 Price $75.00

 

 

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1990's Strapless gown. The bodice is Black chiffon over black taffeta upper bodice is covered in turquoise and purple sequins and beads . Natural waist line with a "V" seam in front. The skirt is gathered chiffon over polyester. Lower calf length, with a handkerchief hemline. Ankle length. Back zipper. Label Boutique de Jolie Madame Size 8. Bust 34 inches, 26 inch waist, 43 inches long. Excellent Condition.

cat# DC5648 price $55.00

 

 

 

 

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1960's Cream color rayon crepe gown. 2 inch wide shoulder straps. Scoop neck line both back and front. Seam under the bust, on the left side is a like fabric bow. The gown looks like a wrap around style but is not. On the opening on the left side the gown is decorated with silver and clear glass beads, with a flower design, clear beads with blue inside on the flowers. This starts at under the bust down to the hem. The skirt is straight style, floor length, back metal zipper. On the hem on the left side a very light water stain it is under the fold of the wrap around section of the gown down by the hem, you can't see it unless you point it out to someone. Right next the the water stain is a small light gray metal stain, about 1 inch long and 1/2 inch wide, where the dress might have rubbed against something, that is also down by the hem, That is also not very noticeable unless pointed out. Other wise the gown is in Excellent condition. 34 inch bust, 26 inches waist, 36 inch hips and 56 inches long from shoulder to hem.

 cat# DC6115 price $85.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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1930's Black rayon crepe gown. High oval neckline. The neck line is trimmed with gold sequins and clear and silver beads. Snap closure on the shoulder. The sleeves are long and narrow from below the elbow to the wrist. The upper arm is wide bat wing style. Padded shoulders. The lower part of the sleeves are decorated with the same beads as the neckline. The bodice is loose fitting. A seam under the bust and a "V" seam at the waist. Natural waist line. Semi Straight style floor length skirt. 8 inch side kicks on both sides. Side snap closure underarm to below the waist. Sleeves snap close. Gown is in Excellent Condition. 34 inch bust, 28 inch waist, 36 inch hips and 56 inches long from shoulder to hem.

cat# DC5492 price $275.00

 

 

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1940's/ early 50's Gold /yellow nylon gown. The nylon has a sparkle sheen. "V" neck, cap sleeves. Side metal zipper. Natural waist line. There is a seam is at the hips. In the front there are gathers at each hip. In the back is a gathered panel. Ankle length full skirt. Gown is lined in rayon taffeta. There is one tiny mend on the right shoulder where a corsage had been at one time. Maybe another corsage will be worn in that spot or rhinestone pin. Otherwise the gown is in Excellent Condition. 36 inch bust, 30 inch waist, 37 /38 inch hips. 51 inches long.

cat# DC5627 price $155.00 "SOLD"

 

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1950's Style tulle Prom/ party gown. Gown is coral color tulle with glitter flowers. One inch shoulder straps. "V" neck self bust. Back zipper. Natural waist line. wide coral satin waist band in front in back the band becomes waist ties in to a bow. A couple of tiny stains on the right waist tie, not noticeable one tie covers the other. Full gathered skirt mid calf length. The only flaws I see are the 2 tiny light stains on the right waist tie. New Condition. 34 inch bust, 26 inch waist, 43 inches long.

cat#DC6020 price $155.00

 

 

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1990's Silver Lame' gown . The fabric of this gown is a stretchy style. Low round neck, cap sleeves. 2 rows of glass beads under the bust. Gown is fitted to the waist. Floor length "A" line skirt. The gown is fully lined in a white silky polyester. No zippers, you put it on over the head. Label Scott McClintock. 32 inch bust, 34 inch hips and 57 inches long from shoulder to hem. Excellent/ Mint Condition.

cat# DC5634 price $105.00

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1930's/ 40's Sheer rayon mauve and off white evening gown. Gown is off white semi sheer rayon with an overlay of sheer mauve. Side metal zipper. Low scoop neck line in front and back. Neck line is trimmed with 2 ruffles, one on top of the other. Mauve ruffle on top and off white ruffle on the bottom. Elastic around the shoulders , the gown can be worn on the shoulders or off the shoulder style. Natural waist line with no seam. A double ruffle around the hips. The skirt starts at the hips and is gathered. Gown might be home made no labels. Gown is in mint condition except some minor soiling at the bottom of the hem where it touches the floor. Bust 34 inches, waist 26 inches, hips 36 inches and 58 inches long.

cat# DC6146 price $235.00

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1930's Black silk velvet gown. Sweetheart neck line in front. Low square neck line in back. Short puffy sleeves. The bodice in front has smocking down the front center. V waist seam. Side metal zipper. A line shaped gored skirt. Floor length skirt with a 4 inch ruffle hem. The ruffle is lined in black rayon taffeta. Gown has no labels could have been home made, very well done. Gown looks like it might have been worn once or never worn. 32 inch bust, 26 inch waist, 40 inch hips and very full at the hem. 61 inches long. Excellent Condition.

cat# DC5917 price $275.00

 

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1960's Cranberry velvet gown. One shoulder strap, under bust seam. Straight style skirt, floor length with a 15 inch kick in the back. In the back the gown has a 6 1/2 inch wide panel of cranberry velvet that runs from the waist to the hem, the panel covers the back zipper and the kick. Great gown. Excellent. 32 inch bust, 26 inch waist, 38 inch hips and 55 inches long from Shoulder to hem.

cat# DC5695 price $105.00

 

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 Daveda Howe

146 Bowdoin Street ~ Springfield, Massachusetts 01109 ~ (413) -781-1505