This wonderful 1940's red cotton polkadot blouse, accented by matching trailing cotton soutache details and faggot stitches, is the perfect piece to add to your vintage wardrobe.
Her V shaped neckline is framed by a shawl collar, edged with matching soutache in polkadot cotton, linked to the collar with faggot stitches. Her elegant shoulder line, boasts seams along each yoke, from which small pleats are gathered, and drape into the bodice. Her 3/4 length sleeves, are edged with turned up scalloped cuffs. Her cropped length, sets off the elegant wide cut of the blouse, accented by a front left hand side pocket, edged with soutache and stitching to match the collar. The red floral plastic buttons, complete this piece, in true 1940's fashion.
Measurements of the Jacket
Armpit to Armpit Front: up to 38 inches
Armpit to Armpit Back: 36 inches
Shoulder to Hem: 13 inches
Shoulder to End of Sleeve: 15.5 inches
Waist: 32 inches
Shoulder to Shoulder: 15 inches
Size: UK 10-12 US 6-8
Closures: This blouse fastens with 4 buttons and a press stud
Condition: This blouse is in perfect vintage condition. We believe that this piece may have once been a dress, and therefore has been converted into a blouse somewhere in its lifetime
Washing instructions: This garment should only 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.