Willow Hilson Vintage

"Turquoise & Crepe" Vintage 1940's Chocolate Brown Crepe Silk Beaded Dress UK 10 US 6

"Turquoise & Crepe" Vintage 1940's Chocolate Brown Crepe Silk Beaded Dress UK 10 US 6

This original 1940's dress, made in the most sumptuous of chocolate brown crepe silk, embellished with turquoise blue rocaille beads, claw set silver rhinestones, silver rounded bugle beads and gold lamé thread chain stitch, is the perfect piece for your vintage wardrobe.

Her V shaped neckline is framed by soft tulle along the yokes, embellished with trailing floral patterned beadwork, accented by gold thread chain stitching and sparkling silver paste claw set rhinestones, creating the most eye catching and enchanting beaded illusion neckline. Her 3/4 length sleeves are set off by shoulder pads sewn into the shoulder seams. Her fitted bodice is accented by a cinched in waistline, and double dart seams that run at angles from each side seam.
Her simple skirt, boasts three small darts to each side of the front of the skirt seam, that drape into soft pleats.

Label: None

Measurements Of The Dress

Armpit to Armpit: up to 38 inches

Shoulder to Hem: 43.5 inches

Waist: up to 28 inches

Hips: up to 40 inches

Shoulder to End of Sleeve: 19.5 inches

Shoulder to Shoulder 15.5 inches

Shoulder to Waist: 17 inches

Size: UK size 10-12 US 6-8

Condition: This dress is in near perfect vintage condition
Very light loss of beadwork along the yokes. Some light colour variation to the crepe silk along the shoulder line, sleeves and to there back of the bodice . This is a natural ageing process for crepe silk, and is not overly apparent when the dress is being worn.

Fastenings: This dress fastens at the side with 9 inch metal zip

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

Fabric: Crepe silk, beading, chain stitch embroidery, rhinestones

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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