50s -Simplicity Pattern No. 2231- Womens evening dress in two lengths and jacket. Bodice is boned and has optional shoulder straps. Faced bodice and midriff have gathered trim. Skirt is gathered. View 1 has gathered overskirt and drape of overskirt fabric tacked to overskirt and trimmed with flowers. Wide ribbon bow trims back waistline. View 2 is all of 1 fabric. Contrast jacket, view 2 has low wide neckline with soft wide collar that ties at the center front, short set in sleeves. Back half of envelope is missing but pattern has never been used.