40s Vintage cocktail dress or formal gown in black satin crepe. It is wonderful with crepe bodice, wide satin empire waist band, crepe over skirt slit on both sides and satin underskirt. It has a metal side zipper and is is made from heavy luxurious fabric. It has an hourglass cut and is very figure flattering. About a size 10/12 and measures: shoulder to top of waistband 13.5, shoulder to bottom of waistband 20.5, Bust 40, waist 34, hips 46, length 42. Gorgeous on and in like new near mint condition. .