60s Alfred Shaheen Dress Vintage Cheong Sam Brocade Asian Style M

Such a fabulous vintage 1960s Asian style cocktail dress - and it's a Shaheen! The dress has the classic cheong sam styling that was westernized for Chinese tourists back in the 1930s - mandarin collar, short sleeves, diagonal upper bodice opening accented with fabric fasteners. The dress is fitted to the body with a series of darts with a body conscious silhouette. The skirt has 6" sideseam slits at the hem, also detailed with self fabric fasteners.


No size label 


Inches Centimeters
Bust 37.5" 95.25
Waist 29.5" 75
Hips 39" 99
Dress length from shoulder seam 41" 104
Sweep 37.5" 95

The fabric is gorgeous, a medium weight satin brocade in black with jacquard woven medallions - a ring of flowers (probably chrysanthemums or peonies) in pink, scarlet red, pale green and silvery gray surrounding an intricate center circle done in black on black. I believe the fabric is



Alfred Shaheen, Hawaii



The dress closes with a long nylon zipper in back. The bodice front has three functional self fabric knotted buttons and loops.



No stains, holes, tears or other issues noted.


$ 120.00