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"Swirls of Green" Vintage 1940's Green & White Swirl Print Crepe Silk Dress UK 10


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"Swirls of Green" Vintage 1940's Green & White Swirl Print Crepe Silk Dress UK 10

This original 1940's dress, made in the most divine shade of green crepe silk with a swirl brushstroke pattern in white, is the perfect piece for your vintage wardrobe.

Her V shaped neckline is framed by a simple Peter pan collar. Her short length sleeves, are set off by a small pleat to each shoulder seam, that drape into the yoke. Her fitted bodice, is accented by a cinched in waistline.
Her elegant skirt, boast three sewn horizontal tiers, that create movement and flutter when the dress is worn.
The back of the skirt, features 4 central panels that create drape, and set off the downward pointed seams of the tiers from the front of the skirt.

Label: None

Measurements Of The Dress

Armpit to Armpit: up to 38 inches

Shoulder to Hem: 43 inches

Waist: up to 28 inches

Hips: up to 36 inches

Shoulder to End of Sleeve: 8 inches

Shoulder To shoulder: 15 inches

Size: UK size 10

Condition: This dress is in well loved and beautiful condition.
A pin size age mark to the centre front join of the collar. 4 small pin sized darns along the right hand side yoke. A small darn along the top of the right hand side sleeve, just below the shoulder seam.
Some small age marks scattered throughout the skirt, these have been treated and have lifted considerably, but some are still apparent. Along the back of the skirt, concealed within the drape, there is a penny sized patch mend, and 8 small darn mends. These have been done sympathetically , and are concealed within the drape of the crepe silk.
This dress has been someones favourite piece, and has been lovingly worn. It has been previously mended and restored. The construction of this piece is strong, and although it has some repairs, we feel they have been done well and are not overly apparent when the dress is being worn. Please refer to the photos as they form part of the product description.
This dress has been priced accordingly.

Fastenings: This dress fastens at the side with a 9.5 inch metal zip and along the back of the neckline with a 6.5 inch metal zip .

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.