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"Blue Beaded" Vintage 1940's Blue Bead Embellished Dress UK 12-14


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"Blue Beaded" Vintage 1940's Blue Bead Embellished Dress

This original 1940's blue dress, made in the most beautiful wool mix is the perfect addition to your vintage wardrobe.

Her square shaped neckline is framed by 3/4 length sleeves. Her fitted bodice, decorated with a mock button fastening along the left hand side yoke, is framed by trailing floral beadwork, that runs the length of the bodice. Her cinched in waistline, drawn in by a matching fabric belt to the back of the dress, is accented by 3 small pleats to the left hand side, set off by the trailing beadwork, which curves around a second mock button fastening along the hips, and runs the length of the skirt.

Label: A Mendel Collection

Measurements of the Dress

Armpit to Armpit: up to 38 inches

Shoulder to Hem: 41 inches

Waist: up to 32 inches

Shoulder to End of Sleeve: 16.5 inches

Hips: 38 inches

Shoulder to Waist: 16 inches

Size: Medium: UK 12-14

Closures: This dress fastens at the back of the neckline with a 7.5 inch metal zip and a hook and loop, to the side with a 9 inch metal zip, and along the back with a matching fabric belt.

Condition: This dress is in perfect vintage condition, with only a very few beads missing, and some light and gentle wear to the back belt.

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

Fabric: wool mix, beadwork

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.