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"Blush Velvet" Vintage 1940's Black Crepe Silk & Blush Velvet Beaded Dress UK 8-10


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"Blush Velvet" Vintage 1940's Black Crepe Silk & Blush Velvet Beaded Dress UK 8-10

This original 1940's dress, made in the most divine black crepe silk with blush coloured velvet accents is the perfect piece for your vintage wardrobe.

Her high cross over V neckline, fastens to the side of the neckline with 3 metal press studs, and joins the front of the dress in a decorative side ruched seam, that runs along the length of the bodice. The side seam is then in turn decorated with a trailing blush velvet trim, woven under crepe silk loops, and finished to each end with rolled velvet roses and leaves, embellished with iridescent gun metal bugle beads. The cinched in waist and dropped waistline, are framed by 3/4 length sleeves, with button and loop fastenings to each cuff, and shoulder padding along each shoulder seam.
Her full circle skirt is trimmed with matching blush velvet, completing this breathtaking dress.

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Measurements Of The Dress

Armpit to Armpit: up to 34 inches

Shoulder to Hem: 41.5 inches

Waist: up to 27 inches

Hips: up to 40 inches

Shoulder to End of Sleeve: 18 inches

Shoulder To shoulder: 14 inches

Size: UK size 8-10

Condition: This dress is in perfect vintage condition,

Fastenings: This dress fastens at the side with a 12 inch metal zip and 3 press studs to the front of the neckline

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

Fabric: crepe silk, velvet, bugle beads

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.