Vintage South African couture from the late 1950’s. Designed by designer H Tromp for Melonique Designs. Dress label states SA38 but vintage sizing is smaller than modern sizing.This dress comfortaly fitted on UK10 size mannequin. Dress is handmade. Three quarter length ftted sleeves. Fabric is a stunning velvet with red, cream, pink and maroon rose print. Sweet-heart and boat-shaped neckline. Interesting drape feature at the waist. Dress has a zipper enclosure at centre back. This is a once in a life-time find and despite the age the dress in excellent condition.