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Vintage 1970s RARE Serbin Spiderback Shirtwaist - Moody Stripe Documented Muriel Ryan Mitered Dress w Spiderweb Effect + Belt Size M - L

Regular price £162.00 GBP
Regular price Sale price £162.00 GBP
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•Highlights: rare and coveted icon (see 70s ads of this exact dress as well as others under same label); versions were made from the 1950s to the early 1980s; button-loop collar; shirtwaist w buttons to hem; button cuffs; sweeping skirt; original cloth belt included; this is the only one I see that's currently available online and it's an EXTRA FAB colorway -- these do not last long out there, and this is the last of the trio I had to offer (other two have sold).

•Fabric(s): cotton blend

•Lined: no

•Closures: buttons

•Designer/Labels: Serbin, designed by Muriel Ryan

All accessories (belts, jewelry, crinolines, pins, etc.) are for style inspiration only unless indicated.


Tagged a VINTAGE 14. Fits about a modern med - lg; please allow room for fit/ease!

Bust (underarm area measured flat, then doubled) to about 46"/47" - meant to blouse

Waist 28" stretches to 38" and has belt with multiple settings between 29" and 33"

Hips full

Shoulder to waist seam about 17 1/4", with belt sitting at about 16 1/2"

Shoulder to hem about 45" and has 1 1/2" hem

Shoulders - no seams

Sleeves about 18"/bracelet

Armhole opening circumference about 22"


Great vintage shape -- looks unworn! I never use the term "mint" for vintage, but if I ever did, I'd call this one mint. :) It's crisp as new, and shows no signs of wear whatsoever that I could detect. Even the tags look new, despite dress being 40+ years old (made in late 1970s). AMAZING.


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All items purchased during our sale ship Feb 5th, 2024. We do not have access to inventory before then, and the sale discounts are to thank you for your patience.


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