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"Coral Ruffles" Vintage Early 1940's Coral Crepe Silk Dress Dress UK 8


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"Coral Ruffles" Vintage Early 1940's Coral Crepe Silk Dress Dress UK 8

This incredible early 1940's crepe silk dress, in the most beautiful shade of coral pink, accented by a ruffled front hemline, is the perfect addition to your vintage wardrobe.

Her V shaped neckline is framed by 4 pleats along each shoulder line and yoke, that drape beautifully across the bust-line. Her short sleeves, boast intricate undulating hemline stitches, creating the illusion of scalloped edgings. Her fitted bodice, is set off by a cinched in waistline, drawn in by a mock cross over fastening, that wraps around the waistband and ties along the side.
Her elegant skirt line, features a matching silk ruffled panel, that drapes from the side of the waistline, and joins the hemline of the skirt, creating the illusion of a full wrap dress.
The hemline is edged with undulating stitches, that match those along the sleeves, creating an illusion of scalloped edgings.

Label: None

Measurements of the Dress

Armpit to Armpit: up to 36 inches

Shoulder to Hem: 40 inches

Waist: up to 26 inches

Neckline to End of Sleeve: 11 inches

Hips: up to 36 inches

Shoulder To Shoulder: 14.5 inches

Size: Small UK 8

Closures: This dress fastens to the side with 5 buttons and to the side of the waistline with a matching silk waist tie.

Condition: This dress is in perfect vintage condition. A very light and small age mark to the front of the skirt, some light pin sized foxing to the internal back of the neckline. These minor issues are not visible or apparent when the dress is being worn and only noticeable under close inspection.

Washing instructions: This garment should be dry cleaned

Fabric: Crepe 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.