"Blush Silk " Vintage 1940's Blush Pink Dupion Silk & Glass Button Dress UK 14
Made in the most exquisite shade of blush pink dupion silk, and accented by the most incredible bevelled glass buttons, this original early 1940's dress is a rare piece to behold.
Her V shaped neckline is framed by a pointed collar, decorated with intricate stitching, that creates eye-catching texture to the silk. Her short length sleeves, gather in small pleats along the shoulder seam, and are finished with small turned up cuffs, and decorated with a cluster of 2 glass buttons. Her fitted bodice, is framed by panelled yoke seams, and stitched panels to each side of the bodice. Her cinched in waistline, is accented by a simple straight cut skirt, decorate with 2 front pockets, with inverted pleat detailing, and matching button fastenings.
The dress features glass button fastenings along the length
Measurements of the Dress
Armpit to Armpit: up to 40 inches
Shoulder to Hem: 46 inches
Waist: up to 35 inches
Hips: up to 40 inches
Shoulder to End of Sleeve: 10.5 inches
Size: Medium UK 14
Closures: This dress fastens to the front with 16 glass buttons and two hook and loop fastenings.
Condition: This dress is in perfect vintage condition, with the last button missing.
Washing instructions: This garment should be washed in cool water, and damp ironed
Fabric: Dupion Silk, Glass Buttons
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.