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Laura Ashley Merlot Velvet Dress M


Vintage Laura Ashley number with serious Victorian sensibility for your enduringly romantic side. Midi-length dress is constructed from luxurious deep-pile cotton-velvet in a rich shade of merlot; with a princess cut neckline, dipped basque  waistline and elbow length sleeves. Full pleated skirt with single pocket on one side and zipper closure on the other, and (we saved the best part for last) large teardrop keyhole in back with button closure at the top.

Label: Laura Ashley • Made in Great Britain
Fits: M, marked 8, structured and fitted top with very full and free skirt
Fabric: Soft and thick plush cotton velvet
Condition: Excellent / no visible flaws

// Style No. D1574

Allie is 5'10", size XS/S, garment is pinned

Shoulder: 16"
Sleeve: 15 1/2"
Bust: 34"
Waist: 30"
Hip: 52"
Hem: 120"
Length: 45"

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