Willow Hilson Vintage

"Terracotta Gathers" Vintage 1930's Terracotta Pleated & Gathered Dress UK 8-10 US 4-6


This truly mesmerising 1930's dress, in the softest shade of terracotta rayon, is just the piece for your seasonal wardrobe. 
The rounded neckline of the dress is accented by two pleats which drape in a cowl like design. The simple shoulder line sets off the mid-length sleeves, which boast gathered and pleated smocking stitches along the top of the sleeve, which radiate into soft pleats, creating a softly pleated puffed sleeve design. The fitted bodice of the dress is accented by central radiating pleats from the central part of the cinched In waistline. Finished with a simple skirt line and button and loop fastenings along the nape. 

Label: None

Measurements of the Dress

Armpit to Armpit: up to 36 inches

Shoulder to Hem: 39 inches

Shoulder to Shoulder : 14 inches

Waist: up to 28 inches

Hips: up to 34 inches

Shoulder to Waist: 14.5 inches 

Shoulder to End of Sleeve: 8.5 inches

Size:  UK 8-10 US 4-6

Closures: This dress fastens along the nape with 5 matching covered button and loops.  

Condition: This dress is in fair vintage condition and has been priced accordingly. Colour variation to the terracotta rayon throughout, with fading along the shoulders and sleeves. There are armpit stains to each side, and a scattering of age marks along the front left hand side of the bodice. A small hole to the left hand side sleeve. An age mark along the back left hand side of the bodice along the shoulder blade. These details are more visible and this piece has been priced with that in mind. Please refer to the photographs, as they form part of the condition report. 

Washing instructions: This garment should be dry cleaned 

Fabric: Rayon 

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. WH

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