"Butterick 6796-Your personal holiday excitement ... the dress you'll wear to family dinners and rounds of parties... the dress that fits like a dream and looks like one ... and, above all, a pattern that is a snap to make up in any of the store's exciting fabrics. Size 16, 5 yds. 45 in. or 6 3/4 yds. 35 in. lace; 11/2 yd. 39 in. decorative binding. Sizes 12 to 18. 50¢."
Just a grand dress from 1953...fancy or casual, it's a snap to make!