Ceil Chapman Dress Small


Curated from House of Vintage

Ceil Chapman, 1950's Era, Pleated Front and Back Panels, Front Bow, Open Top Puff Sleeves with Bows on Ends, Round Neck, Bone-In Front and Sides, Back Zipper, Hook and Eye Black Closure, Iconic Chapman Label Intact, Gorgeous Black Satin, Size XS/S

Additional Label: Ann Sunshine ~ Naomi Wise, Cleveland Heights

Measurements Laying Flat

Bust 17"
Waist 13"
Hips 19"
Sleeve 7.5"
Length 34.5" (back seam)

Great Vintage Condition - Little wear on satin, in line with the age, nothing strikingly noticeable

Provenance: To Benefit WNC Bridge Foundation, Asheville, North Carolina

About Ceil Chapman

Ceil Chapman was reportedly Marilyn Monroe's favorite fashion designer. She provided the trousseau for Elizabeth Taylor's 1950 wedding to Conrad "Nicky" Hilton. Other celebrity clients included Deborah Kerr, Greer Garson, Grace Kelly, and Aretha Franklin. She was noted for creating glamorous cocktail and party dresses.

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