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"Multicoloured Pinstripes" Vintage 1940's Multicoloured Pinstriped Dress UK 12-14


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"Multicoloured Pinstripes" Vintage 1940's Multicoloured Pinstriped Dress UK 8

This beautiful and rare 1940's multicoloured pinstripe taffeta silk dress, is the perfect addition to your vintage wardrobe.

Her v shaped neckline is framed by a notched pointed collar, and mid length dolman style sleeves. Her fitted bodice features button fastenings, and an intricate pattern of horizontal multicoloured pinstripes. Her cinched in waistline, is set off by feature side pockets below the waist, and a wonderfully full skirt. The pinstriped pattern in the skirt is cut to create an iconic chevron pattern to the front.
The front if the skirt features a zip fastening that begins from the waistline and finishes mid way down the skirt.

Label: Betty Baxley

Measurements of the Dress

Armpit to Armpit: up to 38 inches

Shoulder to Hem: 58 inches

Waist: up to 31 inches

Shoulder to End of Sleeve: 15 inches

Hips: up to 46 inches

Size: Medium UK 12-14

Closures: This dress fastens with 3 buttons to the front of the bodice and a inch metal zip to the front of the skirt.

Condition: This dress is in near perfect vintage condition, with an age mark to the back of the skirt, this is well concealed within the incredible drape and pinstripe pattern, and a few areas of light discolouration to some of the coloured pinstripes in the skirt. These are in no way apparent when the dress is being worn and only noticeable under close inspection .

Washing instructions: This garment should be dry cleaned

Fabric: silk taffeta

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.