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"Amandine" Vintage 1930's Crepe Silk Polkadot Dress UK 10


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"Amandine" Vintage 1930's Crepe Silk Polkadot Dress UK 10

This original 1930's dress, made in the most sumptuous shade of orange crepe silk, with contrasting silk polkadot accents in shades of brown, green, and orange, is the perfect piece for your vintage wardrobe.

Her high neckline is framed by a mock silk neck scarf that falls in a cowl cut in vibrant contrasting polkadot silk fabric. Her mid length sleeves, are set off by turned up cuffs, that match the polkadot silk neckline, and boast rows of stitching, finished by a press stud fastening along each cuff point. Her fitted bodice is set off by an upward pointed seam and a mock in-built loose jacket, with matching polkadot silk lapels, and stitches that mimic those along the cuffed sleeves.
Her cinched in waistline is drawn in by a silk polkadot waist tie, that loops around the front of the dress and fastens in a elegant side bow.
The bias cut of the skirt skims the figure and falls into an iconic 1930's cut skirt.

Label: None

Measurements Of The Dress

Armpit to Armpit: up to 35 inches

Shoulder to Hem: 46 inches

Waist: up to 32 inches, This is cut on the bias

Hips: up to 42 inches, This is cut on the bias

Shoulder to End of Sleeve: 11.5 inches

Shoulder to Shoulder: 15 inches

Size: UK size 10

Condition: This dress is in near perfect condition, with 2 small pin holes on the top front of the bodice. A small area of wear to the crepe silk to the front left hand side of the jacket near the hemline. Some age marks along the bottom front half of the skirt and hemline, these are hidden within the drape, and only apparent under certain lights.
Some very small pinholes along the hemline just above the stitching. A small area of wear to the crepe silk along the back of the bodice to the back of the waist on the left hand side
These minor issues are not apparent when the dress is being worn, and only visible under close inspection.

Fastenings: This dress fastens at the back of the neckline with a single hook and loop.

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

Fabric: crepe silk, 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.