1950s "Claire McCardell" Tartan Plaid Wool Day Dress / Party Dress
Claire McCardell was one of the most influential American fashion designers of the 20th century. She was credited as the developer of American sportswear for women! This piece is from the Butch Wax personal archives. Original 1950s "Claire McCardell Clothes by Townley" rich tartan plaid wool with velvet details day dress / party dress with McCardell's signature gold metal grommet closures up the front bodice, side metal "Seco" zipper. Matching velvet belt. Hidden hip pockets. A gorgeous example of the designs that Mccardell is known for.
Label: "Claire McCardell Clothes by Townley"
Material: Wool, velvet belt with leather backing
Size: Small to medium fitting up to a 36 inch bust, 26 inch waist, free hips, and 48 inches total length.
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