This magnificent 1930's silk chiffon dress, in a palette of autumnal hues depicting roses surrounded by leaves on a black silk base, above a matching black nylon slip, is a rare piece to behold.
Her rounded neckline is framed by wide shoulder straps and a sleeveless cut. The deep V shaped backline, draws the eye to the delicate waist panel, that cinches in the waist whilst setting off the simple bodice. The elegant skirt boasts panels that drape along the silhouette into a circular cut hemline, completing this dress in an iconic 1930's silhouette. The matching slip is set off by thin shoulder straps and a rounded neckline that sits perfectly beneath the chiffon dress, concealing ones modesty.
Measurements of the Dress
Armpit to Armpit: up to 36 inches
Shoulder to Hem: 51 inches
Waist: up to 27 inches ( This can be drawn in)
Hips: up to 42 inches
Measurements of the Slip
Shoulder to Hem: 49 inches
Armpit to Armpit: 34 inches
Waist: 36 inches
Hips: 42 inches
Size: UK 8-10 US 4-6
Fastenings: This dress fastens along the side with 10 press studs. The slip fastens to the side with 3 press studs and a hook and eye .
Condition: This dress is in near perfect vintage condition. There are areas of misprint to the floral pattern. This appears as areas where the floral pattern is not entirely complete. A small hole to the silk chiffon along the centre front of the skirt line, this is well concealed with the slip backing. A few very small thread pull to the silk chiffon along the bodice and to the skirt line. A small mend to the silk chiffon along the back of the skirt. These minor details are in no way apparent when the dress is being worn as they are well concealed within the print and the colour of the slip. Please refer to the photographs as they form part of the product description.
Washing instructions: This garment should be dry cleaned
Fabric: Silk Chiffon, nylon slip
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. AB