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"Tropical Palms" Vintage 1950's Green Cotton & Satin Tropical Print Strapless Dress UK 8-10 US 4-6


"Tropical Palms" Vintage 1950's Green Cotton & Satin Tropical Print Strapless Dress UK 8-10 US 4-6

This breathtaking 1950's Marldena Dress, in a wonderfully vibrant barkcloth cotton, with a tropical palm and floral print on a green background, with yellow, green , brown and purple accents, set off by green satin accents, is the perfect piece for your vintage wardrobe.
Her strapless straight cut neckline, sets off a fully boned bust-line, accented with a green satin pleated and gathered wide waist band sash, that joins the back of the dress in a draped satin sash which is sewn into the skirt in a pleated satin panel.
Her cinched in waistline, sets off the wonderful cut of the skirt, boasting wide box pleats to either side of the front of the skirt, which drape into a wonderful ballerina length.

The dress is lined in rayon within the bodice .

Label: Marldena

Measurements of the Dress

Armpit to Armpit: up to 34 inches

Top of Bodice to Hem: 47 inches

Waist: up to 27 inches

Hips: 54 inches

Top of bodice to waist: 11 inches

Size: UK 8-10 US 4-6

Closures: This dress fastens at the side with a 13.5 inch plastic zip and a single hook and loop

Condition: This dress is in near perfect vintage condition, with a very small mark to the satin panel along the back of the skirt, this is well concealed within the drape, and only apparent under very close inspection.

Washing instructions: This garment should be dry cleaned or hand washed in cool water.

Fabric: Boned bodice, barkcloth cotton, satin, rayon lined bodice

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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