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"La Plage" Vintage 1940's Beach Life Novelty Print CC41 Linen Dress UK 10


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"La Plage" Vintage 1940's Beach Life Novelty Print CC41 Linen Dress

Made in the softest of linens, in a novelty print depicting the seaside; with parasols, a pier, and people playing with beachballs, this original 1940's dress is perfect for your vintage wardrobe.

Her pointed collar is framed by a button down bodice, with rounded peach buttons. Her short sleeves set off of the fitted cut of the bodice. Her cinched in waistline, accents the simplicity of the skirt, with wide box pleats either side of the central waist seam, and along the back.

This dress is believed to be a CC41 piece, but unfortunately her label has been cut away.

Label: Deans Gate Garment
Provenance: Great Britain

Measurements of the Dress

Armpit to Armpit: up to 35 inches

Shoulder to Hem: 40 inches

Waist: up to 29 inches

Waist to hem: 25.5

Shoulder to End of Sleeve: 8.8 inches

Shoulder to Waist: 14.5 inches

Size:Medium UK 10

Closures: This dress fastens to the front with 5 buttons and a press stud, and to the side with an 8 inch plastic zip

Condition: This dress is in loved vintage condition. She has been altered internally along the waistline, and we also believe that she has been taken up along the hemline these alterations were done by the previous owner. There is a small seam mend to the right hand sleeve, and a patch mend to the waistline on the left hand side. These have been done sympathetically and are not apparent when the dress is being worn. This dress is still in excellent condition and very wearable.

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

Fabric: Linen

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.