This 1940's smock blouse, in a soft pale blue cotton, with a bright rose print in shades of yellow, blue and pink, is just the piece for your everyday wardrobe.
The v shaped neckline is framed by a notched pointed collar. The simple shoulder line is accented by slim internally sewn shoulder pads, that draw the eye to the panels along each yoke. The full length sleeves are edged with cuffs. The wide cut of the blouse boasts small gathers beneath the yoke panels, that draw de eye to the central pale blue button fastenings and 2 front pockets.
Label: St Michaels
Measurements of the Blouse
Armpit to Armpit: up to 46 inches
Shoulder to Hem: 31.5 inches
Waist: up to 50 inches
Shoulder Seam to Shoulder Seam: 16 inches
Shoulder to End of Sleeve: 23 inches
Size: UK 12-16 US 8-12
Closures: 5 buttons, and a button on each cuff
Condition: This blouse is in good/ well loved vintage condition. The right hand side cuff has not got a matching button. Areas of ink splodges and ink transfer along the front of the hemline. Light and gentle colour variation to the blouse. Gentle wear to the buttons. A small area of wear to the cotton along the back left hand side of the blouse. Please be aware that this is a smock blouse, which was traditionally worn above your daily clothing to protect them. This minor issues are not overly apparent when the blouse is being worn, and only noticeable upon closer inspection.
Washing instructions: This garment should be dry cleaned or hand washed in cool water.
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.