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"Tulips" Vintage 1930's Silk Chiffon & Lace Tulip Print Dress UK 6-8


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"Tulips" Vintage 1930's Silk Chiffon & Lace Tulip Print Dress

This original 1930's silk chiffon dress, in the softest shades of blue and pink in a tulip print, is the perfect piece for any special occasion.

Her V shaped neckline is framed by an undulating cream lace panel and central silk chiffon bow. Her floating capelet cut, conceals the shoulders and top of the arms, and sets off the simple cut of the bodice. Her dropped waistline is accented by decorative stitched side panels , that draw the eye to the incredible drape of the skirt in a handkerchief style.

This dress is sheer, and will need to be worn with a dress slip.

Label: None

Provenance: Devon

Measurements Of The Dress:

Armpit to Armpit: 32 inches

Shoulder to Hem: 42 inches

Waist: up to 32 inches

Hips: up to 36 inches

Size: Small UK 6- 8

Condition: This dress is in good/ loved vintage condition. The Capelet has been previously mended with some added seam work to conceal areas of wear to the silk/ holes, this is only apparent as the capelet does sit a little differently to one shoulder, and the added seams are randomly placed. Structurally sound in the main body of dress with no areas of wear to silk chiffon, 1 very small age mark to the skirt, and 2 very small holes hidden within the drape of the skirt. This piece is incredibly beautiful, and the minor repairs to the capelet do not detract from the overall beauty and quality of this piece. This dress has been priced accordingly.

Fastenings: None

Washing instructions: This garment should be dry cleaned or hand washed in cool water.

Fabric: Silk chiffon, lace

Vintage garments have been previously worn and lovingly cared for, they may however have a blemish or two. Here at Willow Hilson, we try our very best to note all the details of each garment, although we may sometimes overlook things, which we do apologise for. Please do not expect perfection, unless stated so.

Please make sure you check all the measurements of the garment before purchasing. Vintage garment sizes are not the same as those of today. To ensure the best fit, we suggest you measure you favourite similar style garment and compare it to the measurements we have listed. All our measurements are taken whilst the garment is lying flat, we then double these measurements to reflect the actual size.