"Lilac Blossoms" Vintage 1940's Crepe Silk Floral Appliqués Halter Neck Dress & Jacket UK 10

£329.00

"Lilac Blossoms" Vintage 1940's Crepe Silk Floral Appliqués Halter Neck Dress & Jacket UK 10

This breathtaking 1940's black crepe silk dress, with trailing silk floral appliqués, that match the silk of the jacket, is a rare piece to behold, and the perfect addition to your vintage wardrobe.

The elegant Halter neck of the dress fastens along the back of the nape in a wide gabardine ribbon bow, and sets off the rounded neckline of the dress. Her fitted bodice, sets off the cinched in waistline, accented by trailing floral appliqués along the bodice. Her elegant skirt line is decorated with trailing floral appliqués that radiate up from the hemline.
The matching cropped silk jacket, is set off by a simple hook and eye fastening along the neckline. Her short sleeves and simple cut, create the illusion of a caped jacket when worn.

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Measurements of the Jacket

Armpit to Armpit: up to 36 inches

Shoulder to Hem: 13 inches

Neckline to End of Sleeve: 10.5 inches

Fastenings: a single hook and eye

Measurements of the Dress

Armpit to Armpit: up to 36 inches

Shoulder to Hem: 40 inches

Waist: up to 28 inches

Hips: 38 inches

Closures: This dress fastens to the side with an 10 inch metal zip and behind the neckline in a halter neck

Size: UK 10

Condition: This set is in good/loved vintage condition.
The Dress: A small darn to the crepe silk along the left hand side yoke. A seam mend along the left hand side seam above the zip. An age mark along the top floral appliqués on the skirt line, a small darn to the crepe silk along the back of the hemline. The halter neck ribbon fastenings seem to have been replace with gabardine silk ribbon. These minor issues are not apparent when the dress is being worn.
The Jacket has some light age marks along the back, these are well concealed with the floral pattern and only noticeable under close inspection.

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

Fabric: Crepe Silk, Silk

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.