"Pleated Crepe" Vintage 1940's IIOII Pleated Crepe Blouse UK US
This wonderful 1940's IIOII Oat coloured crepe blouse, with intricate raised sewn pleats, is the perfect piece for your vintage wardrobe.
Her rounded necklines is accented by a simple crepe silk border. Her short length sleeves, boast pleat details along the side of each cuff. Her elegant bodice, is accented by rows of sewn pleats, that draw in along the waistline, creating an iconic 1940's silhouette. The back of the blouse, is set off by darts along the back of the waistline, and button fastenings from nape to hem.
Measurements of the Blouse
Armpit to Armpit: up to 40 inches
Shoulder to Hem: 22 inches
Shoulder to End of Sleeve: 12.5 inches
Waist: up to 32 inches
Shoulder to Shoulder: 15 inches
Size: UK 12-14 US 8-10
Closures: This blouse fastens at the back with 8 buttons and a press stud
Condition: This blouse is in near perfect vintage condition. A small pin sized pen mark along the back left hand side shoulder. A small darn along the side of the right hand side seam.of the right sleeve. A small darn along the front left hand side just above the hemline. These minor issues are well concealed within the pleats and details of the blouse, and only apparent under very close inspection.
Fabric: Rayon Crepe
Washing instructions: This garment should be cleaned with great care
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.