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"Autumnal Flowers" Vintage 1940's Floral Silk Jersey Dress UK 12


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"Autumnal Flowers" Vintage 1940's Floral Silk Jersey Dress UK 12

This original 1940's dress, made in the most divine floral print in autumnal shades of pink, rust, mustard and cream, is the perfect piece for your vintage wardrobe.

Her V shaped neckline is framed by mid length sleeves. Her pleated bust line is accented by a pointed seam below the bust, and small box pleats that radiate upwards either side of the neckline.
Her cinched in waistline, is set off by a pointed seam below the waist, that showcases the 5 sewn seams along the front of the hips, that drape into inverted pleats along the skirt-line

Label: None

Provenance: None
Measurements Of The Dress

Armpit to Armpit: up to 38 inches

Shoulder to Hem: 44 inches

Waist: up to 30 inches

Hips: up to 40 inches

Shoulder to End of Sleeve: 12 inches

Shoulder to Shoulder: 17.5 inches

Size: UK size 12

Condition: This dress is in loved vintage condition. There are 2 small darns along the right hand side of the bust. A small darn along the right hand side of the neckline. A few darns along the right hand sleeve, and a small darn along the back of the neck. Some light pulls to the seams along the skirt line. The darns have been done previously and very sympathetically in matching thread colours to the floral patterns. These minor issues are not overly apparent when the dress is being worn, and only noticeable under closer inspection. This piece has been priced accordingly

Fastenings: This dress fastens at the side with a 7 press studs

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

Fabric: silk jersey

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.