"Picnic" Vintage 1950's Pastel Check Print Cotton Day Dress UK 8


"Picnic" Vintage 1950's Pastel Check Print Cotton Day Dress UK 8

With the softest pastel check print in shades of blue, lilac, green and yellow, this 1950's cotton day dress, is the perfect piece for your everyday wardrobe.

Her small pointed collar, is framed by a sleeveless cut, with rounded slits along each shoulder, edged with black cotton pipping. Her fitted bodice, is accented by small black button fastenings, that run along the length of the bodice.
Her cinched in waistline, is set off by gathered smocking stitches below the waistband, that draw in the pleats of the skirt. Her wonderful skirt line, picture here with a medium petticoat for added volume, features 2 large pockets, with turned down tops, edged in black cotton pipping, to set off the details along the bust.

This dress has been photographed with a medium petticoat, which is not included in the listing

Label: None

Measurements of the Dress

Armpit to Armpit: up to 35 inches

Shoulder to Hem: 43 inches

Waist: up to 26 inches

Waist to Hem: 28.5 inches

Shoulder to waist: 14.5 inches

Shoulder to Shoulder: 14.5 inches

Size: Small UK 8

Closures: This dress fastens at the side with a 9.5 inch metal zip 8 buttons and a single press stud

Condition: This dress is in perfect vintage condition.

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

Fabric: Cotton

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.

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