1970s Black & White Polka-Dot Puff Sleeve Dress
This Nina Ricci "Haute Boutique" demi-couture dress is best dated to the late 1970s. It was made in France of a black viscose/silk blend with a linen-like texture, with a rhodia/bemberg blend lining. It features silk organza black and white polka-dot puff sleeves, with elastics that allow the sleeves to worn on or off the shoulder, and an embroidered scallop trim. It does up with eleven buttons, and has two large pockets on the front of the hips. It's in excellent condition, clean and ready to wear.
Bust - 34.5"
Waist - 27" (pinned on the mannequin)
Hips - 38"
Waist-to-hem - 41.5" at the longest point
Total length - 57" at the longest point