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.
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.