"Blue Meadow" Vintage 1950's Jean Allen Blue Floral Full Length Cotton Dress UK 10 US 6
This breathtaking 1950's Jean Allen Dress, with a pattern of blue meadow flowers with wonderful green stems on a white cotton base background, it the perfect statement piece for your wardrobe.
Her strapless straight cut neckline, sets off a fully boned bodice, accented with a green pleated and gathered wide waist band sash, decorated in turn by a matching turquoise blue cotton ribbon, that joins the cinched in waistline in a small side bow, from which the long bow ends drape along the side of the skirt.
Her skirt, drapes from small gathered pleats along the waistband, into a wonderful Ballerina length, in a wonderful demi-circle cut.
The skirt is lined with a soft cotton layer, which traditionally would have been starched for added volume beneath the dress.
This dress can be worn with a small-medium petticoat for added volume.
Label: Jean Allen
Measurements of the Dress
Armpit to Armpit: up to 36 inches
Top of Bodice to Hem: 55.5 inches
Waist: up to 28 inches
Hips: 62 inches
Top of bodice to waist: 11.5 inches
Size: UK 10 US 6
Closures: This dress fastens at the side with a 15 inch metal zip and a single hook and loop
Condition: This dress is in near perfect vintage condition, with three small pin size holes along the edges of the hemline, these are well concealed within the drape, and only apparent under very close inspection.
Washing instructions: This garment should be dry cleaned or hand washed in cool water.
Fabric: cotton lined, cotton, floral print, boned bodice
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.