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Rare Museum Piece: 1950's Carolyn Schnurer "Upstart" Sun Dress / Small

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👋 A B O U T

Rare piece of American fashion history! Fabulous 1950's "Upstart" cotton sundress by renowned designer Carolyn Schnurer who's pieces are featured in collections and museums around the world. This dress is an exceptional example of her inventive and downright brilliant ability to match form with function. Featuring a sexy strapless button up fitted bodice, a full gathered skirt and attached wrap that can be worn a myriad of different ways. Known as the "upstart" dress, the wrap can be worn and tied many different ways. 

In excellent condition, freshly dry cleaned and ready to wear. 

✂️ M E A S U R E M E N T S *

Bust: up to 32" (button could be moved over 1/2”) 
Waist: up to 26”
Hips: open
Total Length: 44” 
Fits like a 2-4 

Label: Carolyn Schnurer 
Material: cotton 
Condition: Excellent, freshly cleaned and ready to wear. 

All of our pieces are thoroughly inspected and repaired by our in house professional seamstress prior to shipping to ensure your garment is in ready to wear condition upon arrival. 

*Please compare measurements to a garment you currently own to ensure proper fit! Please note: most of our pieces are clipped to fit our dress forms (bust: 34" waist: 23").


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