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"Violet" Vintage 1930's Violet Silk Georgette Dress UK 10


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"Violet" Vintage 1930's Violet Silk Georgette Dress UK 10

This original 1930's silk georgette dress, in the most vibrant shade of violet, is the perfect piece for any special occasion.

Her V shaped neckline is framed by elegant shoulder straps, and small covered button fastenings along the décolletage. Her decorative seam work along the bust line, creates radiating lines, that set off the fitted bodice. Her elegant cut, is accented by a flowing skirt, with a front pleated panel, that adds movement and width to the hemline. Her simple backline boasts a similar pleated panel that falls from the base of the back, creating an eye catching detail, while creating an iconic 1930's silhouette.

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

Label: None

Provenance: The Cotswolds

Measurements Of The Dress:

Armpit to Armpit: up to 36 inches Cut on the bias

Shoulder to Hem: 58.2 inches

Waist: up to 34 inches Cut on the Bias

Hips: up to 40 inches

Size: Medium UK 8-10

Condition: This dress is in near perfect vintage condition. Some light speckled sun bleaching along the button loops and buttons, a small area to the right hand side of the bust and small speckled areas in the skirt. Similar sun bleaching spots along the back of the dress, to the top of the waistline and skirt. These are not visible when the dress is being worn and only apparent under close inspection. They do not detract from the overall beauty and quality of this piece.

Fastenings: 7 covered buttons along the décolletage

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

Fabric: Silk georgette

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.