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"Night Sky" Vintage Early 1940's Navy Blue Crepe Silk Star Print Dress UK 8-10 US 4-6

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"Night Sky" Vintage Early 1940's Navy Blue Crepe Silk Star Print Dress UK 8-10 US 4-6

This original early 1940's navy blue crepe silk dress, with a painted printed pattern of dotted stars, is a rare piece to behold and perfect for your vintage wardrobe.

Her rounded neckline is framed by a mock jacket, that is pleated along the front of the neckline to appear to be slightly open, above the navy blue jersey silk under-layer. Her full length sleeves, frame the rounded hemline featured of the mock jacket and cinched in waistline of the dress.
Her button and loop fastenings along the back of the dress, showcase the elegant craftsmanship and design of the later 1930's and early 1940's.

The simple skirt, drapes beautifully along the female form, creating an iconic 1940's silhouette.

Label: None

Measurements Of The Dress

Armpit to Armpit: up to 34 inches

Shoulder to Hem: 43 inches

Waist: up to 27 inches

Hips: up to 38 inches

Shoulder to End of Sleeve: 24 inches

Shoulder to Waist: 15.5 inches

Shoulder to Shoulder: 14 inches

Size: UK 8-10 US 4-6

Condition: This dress is in near perfect condition, with a small darn mend along the back right hand dart of the bodice. The top 2 buttons along the back of the neckline do not match the crepe silk buttons along the back of the dress but have been changed sympathetically in time. Some of the buttons have gentle wear to them through use.These minor areas are not apparent when the dress is being worn and only noticeable under close inspection.

Fastenings: This dress fastens along the back with 30 button and loops

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

Fabric: crepe silk, painted, printed

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.