"Moutarde" Vintage 1940's CC41 Mustard Yellow Crepe Silk Dress UK 12
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"Moutarde" Vintage 1940's CC41 Mustard Yellow Crepe Silk Dress
This beautiful 1940's CC41 mustard yellow crepe silk dress is the perfect addition to your vintage wardrobe.
Her V shaped cross over neckline is framed by mid length puff sleeves, with gathers to either side of the central sleeve panel and small turned up cuffs. Her iconic 1940's shoulder pads, set off the small gathered pleats along the shoulders and under the bust line, creating elegant pleats to either side of the neckline.
Her cinched in waistline, is drawn in along the back with a fabric bow.
Her simple skirt, sets off the timeless and iconic silhouette of the 1940's.
Measurements of the Dress
Armpit to Armpit: up to 36-38 inches
Shoulder to Hem: 46 inches
Waist: up to 30 inches
Shoulder to End of Sleeve: 13 inches
Size: Medium UK 12
Closures: This dress fastens at the side with 4 press studs and a hook and eye, and to the back with a fabric bow that draws in the waistline.
Condition: This dress is in well loved vintage condition. We have lovingly restored her to a wearable condition. She has small age marks throughout, we have concealed the more visible ones with small seams and pleats. Some general foxing, and some darker age marks to the back of the bodice. This dress is structurally perfect, but requires a loving and understanding home.
Washing instructions: This garment should be dry cleaned or hand washed in cool water.
Fabric: crepe silk,
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.