"Black Silk Botany" Vintage 1940's Black Silk Rose Print Dress UK 6-8 US 2-4

£449.00

"Black Silk Botany" Vintage 1940's Black Silk Rose Print Dress UK 6-8 US 2-4

This truly beautiful 1940's back silk dress, with a pattern of pink roses against chartreuse colour brushstrokes, is the perfect piece for your vintage wardrobe.

Her high V shaped neckline is framed by wide cut short length sleeves. Her fitted bodice, draws the eye to the cinched in waistline. Her elegant skirt, boasts a wonderful hip swap, that drapes and pleats along the right hand side of the skirt-line, setting off the simple line of the opposite side of the skirt, whilst creating a mesmerising 1940's silhouette.

Label: None

Measurements of the Dress

Armpit to Armpit: up to 35 inches

Shoulder to Hem: 47.5 inches

Waist: up to 25 inches

Shoulder to End of Sleeve: 5 inches

Hips: 44 inches

Shoulder to waist: 16 inches

Size: UK 6-8 US 2-4

Closures: This dress fastens to the side with an 11 inch metal zip and to the back of the neckline with 6.5 inch zip and a hook and loop.

Condition: This dress is in good vintage condition. Very small area of yellowing to the floral pattern beneath the right hand side sleeve, . Small Darn along the front left hand side of the skirt just above the hemline. Light wear to the silk along the back of the neckline. A small darn to the black silk along the back left hand side of the zip. A small scattering of holes along the hemline of the swag area, these are well concealed within the drape. These minor issues are in no way apparent when the dress is being worn, and only noticeable upon close inspection.

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

Fabric: 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.