"Pistache" Vintage 1940's Pistachio Green Crepe Silk Dress UK 8
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"Pistache" Vintage 1940's Pistachio Green Crepe Silk Dress
This beautiful 1940's pistachio green crepe silk dress is the perfect addition to your vintage wardrobe.
Her high neckline is framed by shoulder pads that run along the edges of each shoulder and the top of the decorative short puffed sleeves. Her fitted bodice is accented by small mock pockets along each yoke, that are lightly padded and decorated in turn with undulating stitches in a quilting style.
Her central seam joins in a point with small gathered stitches, creating gentle pleats under the bust line.
Her cinched in waistline, is drawn in by a fabric belt, that fastens to the back of the dress in a simple bow.
The elegant skirt, boasts matching downward facing mock pockets to each side, mimicking those along each yoke. These features frame godet like seam work and gentle pleats.
Measurements of the Dress
Armpit to Armpit: up to 34 inches
Shoulder to Hem: 43.5 inches
Waist: up to 27 inches
Shoulder to End of Sleeve: 9 inches
Hips: up to 35 inches
Shoulder To Shoulder: 14 inches
Size: Medium UK 8
Closures: This dress fastens at the side with 9 inch metal zip and to the back of the neckline with a 9 inch metal zip.
Condition: This dress is in beautifully loved vintage condition. She has some light discolouration to the crepe silk along the skirt, this appear as a light marks where the silk has discoloured naturally with age, this is a natural process with crepe silk. There are some small areas of wear to the silk along the bust line and skirt, these appear as very small holes. Some very light marks to the front of the dress- these appear as faint lines. These minor issues to not detract in any way from the beauty of this piece and are only apparent under closer inspection.
Washing instructions: This garment should be dry cleaned
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.