Willow Hilson Vintage

"Terracotta Crepe" Vintage 1940's Terracotta Red Crepe Silk Dress UK 8 US 4

"Terracotta Crepe" Vintage 1940's Terracotta Red Crepe Silk Dress UK 8 US 4

This breathtaking 1940's dress, in the warmest shade of terracotta red crepe silk, is the perfect addition to your vintage wardrobe.

Her V shaped neckline is framed by gathered seams along each shoulder line, that fall into elegant pleats along the yokes and bust-line. Her short length sleeves, frame the fitted bodice, and petal curved seams under the bust, that edge the pleats.
Her fitted waistline is accented by a simple central panel, and dropped skirt seam, that mimics the petal curved seams along the top of the bodice. Her elegant skirt-line, features small gathered pleats along the skirt seam, that drape along the length of the skirt, creating an iconic 1940's silhouette.

Label: None

Measurements of the Dress

Armpit to Armpit: up to 38 inches

Shoulder to Hem: 57.5 inches

Waist: up to 26 inches

Shoulder to End of Sleeve: 10 inches

Hips: up to 62 inches

Shoulder To Shoulder: 14 inches

Size: UK 8 US 4

Closures: This dress fastens to the side with a 9 inch metal zip

Condition: This dress is in perfect vintage condition.

Washing instructions: This garment should be dry cleaned

Fabric: Crepe Silk

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.

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