This wonderful late 1940's dress in a vibrant shade of peony pink cord, is just the piece for your seasonal wardrobe.
The V shaped neckline is framed by a pointed notched collar and a simple shoulder line. The 3/4 length wide cut sleeves, draw in along the cuffs creating a balloon styled sleeve. The fitted bodice is accented by central matching cord covered button fastenings that run along the length of the dress. The cinched in waistline is set off by a matching cord covered belt. The skirt line, is set off by two large front pockets, and a Demi circle cut skirt, completing this dress in a late 1940's silhouette.
This piece has been photographed with a medium petticoat, which is not included in the listing.
Measurements of the Dress
Armpit to Armpit: up to 36 inches
Shoulder to Hem: 41 inches
Waist: up to 26 inches
Hips: up to 40 inches
Shoulder to End of Sleeve: 17.5 inches
Shoulder to Waistline: 15.5 inches
Shoulder to Shoulder 15 inches
Size: Medium UK 8 US 4
Closures: This dress fastens with 9 buttons and a single hook and eye and a press stud.
Condition: This dress is in near perfect vintage condition, with some gentle rust marks to the covered buttons, and some gentle wear to the belt, with vers de gris to the metal holes. These minor details are in not overly apparent when the dress is being worn, and only noticeable under close inspection.
Washing instructions: This garment should be dry cleaned
Fabric: Cotton Cord
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.