Willow Hilson Vintage

"Border of Tassels" Vintage 1940's Black Crepe Silk Dress UK 12 US 8


This original 1940's dress, made in the most divine black crepe silk with intricate cut out embroidery details and decorative embroidered tassel embellishments,  is the perfect piece for your vintage wardrobe.

The rounded neckline is framed by embroidered stitching details and a border of decorative cut-out embroidery in a floral design, that joins the simple shoulder line. Finished with embroidered tassel details along the top of the bust-line, with detailed thread fringing completing the embroidery in the illusion of a tassel necklace. The mid length sleeves boast black satin cuffs and small gathered pleats along the top of the shoulder seam. The fitted bodice, sets off the cinched in waistline, which is accented by a waist panel. The panelled skirt is finished a double satin border along the hemline ,completing this dress in an iconic 1940's silhouette.

Label: None

Measurements Of The Dress

Armpit to Armpit: up to 36 inches

Shoulder to Hem: 46 inches

Waist: up to 32 inches

Hips: up to 40 inches

Shoulder to End of Sleeve: 13 inches

Shoulder to Shoulder: 14 inches

Size: UK 12 US 8

Condition: This dress is in perfect vintage condition

Fastenings: This dress fastens at the side with a 7 inch metal zip and along the nape with 8 button a loops 

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

Fabric: crepe silk, satin, cut out embroidery, 

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. 


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