Willow Hilson Vintage

"Avenues of Trees" Vintage 1940's Navy Blue & Pink Tree Print Crepe Silk Dress UK 14 US 10

"Avenues of Trees" Vintage 1940's Navy Blue & Pink Tree Print Crepe Silk Dress UK 14 US 10

This breathtaking 1940's crepe silk dress with an eye-catching print of trees in shades of navy blue and pink on a white background, is the perfect addition to your vintage wardrobe.

Her V shaped neckline is framed by a pointed notched collar. Her Mid-length sleeves, are edged with turned up cuffs. Her elegant bodice, boasts pockets along the yokes, with petal cut detailing along their tops. Her fitted bodice, is accented by the central button fastenings in a soft shade of blue.
Her cinched in waistline, is accented by a matching fabric covered belt, with a central bow feature. Her simple skirt, boasts seams that run from either side of the waistline, and fall into inverted pleats, creating wonderful drape and movement to the crepe silk.

Label: None

Measurements of the Dress

Armpit to Armpit: up to 40 inches

Shoulder to Hem: 44 inches

Waist: up to 36 inches

Shoulder to End of Sleeve: 11 inches

Hips: up to 42 inches

Shoulder to waist : 17 inches

Size: UK 14 US 10

Closures: This dress fastens with 9 buttons and a hook and loop along the waist

Condition: This dress is in near perfect vintage condition, a small mend to the lower part of the first button hole. Some light colour variation between the belt and the dress, some very light yellowing to the crepe silk along the belt. This is not apparent when the dress is being worn and only noticeable under close inspection.

Washing instructions: This garment should be dry cleaned

Fabric: crepe 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.

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