Willow Hilson Vintage

"Turquoise Botany" Vintage 1940's Turquoise Blue Silk Floral Dress UK 16 US 12


This vibrant 1940's silk day dress in a wonderful shade of turquoise blue, with a trailing floral pattern in shades of grey set against white and black bases, is a wonderful addition to your vintage wardrobe. 

The V shaped neckline is framed by pleated panels that gather along the front of the shoulder lines, looping in along the neckline of the dress in pleated details across the yokes to join the central décolletage. The 3/4 length sleeves, boast pleated gathers along each external side seam of the cuffs. Her bodice is set off the the pleats that radiate from the neckline, drawing the eye to the cinched in waistline. Finished with a simple panelled skirt, this dress showcases an iconic silhouette of the 1940's.   

Label: This dress appears to be homemade. 

Measurements of the Dress

Armpit to Armpit: up to 46 inches

Shoulder to Hem: 44.5 inches

Waist: up to 36 inches

Shoulder to End of Sleeve: 16 inches

Hips: 46 inches

Shoulder to waist: 16 inches

Shoulder to Shoulder: 16 inches

Size: UK 16 US 12

Closures: This dress has no fastenings 

Condition: This dress is in perfect vintage condition. It is a homemade piece so there are some visible stitches.

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

Fabric: 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.

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