"Sherwood" Vintage 1950's Green Silk Brocade Dress UK 10-12


"Sherwood" Vintage 1950's Green Silk Brocade Dress

This beautiful vintage 1950's green silk brocade dress, with a trailing pink and black floral pattern is is the perfect addition to your vintage wardrobe.

Her v shaped neckline is framed by short sleeves and a fitted bodice. Her cinched in waistline is accented by a dropped waist panel, and central feature belt, that fastens to the back of the dress. Her elegant skirt, pleated along the top of the waistband, and photographed here with a medium petticoat, creates an iconic silhouette. While the internal interfacing in the skirt creates volume.

Label: None
Provenance: Devon, Great Britain.

Measurements of the Dress

Armpit to Armpit: 36 inches

Shoulder to Hem: 45 inches

Waist: up to 28 inches

Dropped Waist: 29 inches

Shoulder to End of Sleeve: 6.2 inches

Size: Medium UK 10-12

Closures: This dress fastens at the back with a 16 inch plastic zip.

Condition: This dress is in perfect vintage condition,

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

Fabric: silk brocade

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.