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"Night Dancers" Vintage 1940's Black Crepe Silk & Tulle Appliqués Dress UK 10-12 US 6-8

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"Night Dancers" Vintage 1940's Black Crepe Silk & Tulle Appliqués Dress UK 10-12 US 6-8

This original 1940's dress, made in the most divine black crepe silk with intricate tulle inserts with hand stitched motifs of a dancing couple in crepe silk, is a rare piece to behold and never again find.

Her pointed collar is framed by appliqués along each yoke, and mid length sleeves with small pleats along each shoulder seam, edged with appliqués along each side of the cuffs. Her fitted bodice, is accented by matching crepe silk covered button and loop fastenings, that run from neckline to waist.
Her yoke seams, create small gathers in the crepe silk, that drape elegantly in loose pleats that join the cinched in waistline.
Her simple panelled skirt, is accented by motif cut outs of dancers, backed in tulle, contrasting those along the bodice and neckline.

Label: None

Measurements Of The Dress

Armpit to Armpit: up to 38 inches

Shoulder to Hem: 41.5 inches

Waist: up to 30 inches

Hips: up to 40 inches

Shoulder to End of Sleeve: 11 inches

Size: UK size 10-12 US 6-8

Condition: This dress is in near perfect vintage condition, with some small pulls to some of the tulle backing, these have been sympathetically mended. A small darn to the back of the left hand shoulder.

Fastenings: This dress fastens at the side with 2 press studs and 19 buttons to the front.

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

Fabric: crepe silk, tulle

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.