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"Coral Brushstroke" Vintage 1950's Coral Brushstroke Print Silk Shirtwaist Dress UK 10


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"Coral Brushstroke" Vintage 1950's Coral Brushstroke Print Silk Shirtwaist Dress

With the most exquisite brushstroke pattern in shades of coral on a white silk background, this original 1950's shirtwaist dress is perfect for your everyday vintage wardrobe.

Her V shaped neckline is framed by a notched collar and 3/4 length cuffed sleeves. Her button down front sets off the shirtwaist cut, with a billowing seamed back. Her nipped in waistline accents the simple cut of the skirt, with small box pleats along the sides and back of the waistband, creating an iconic 1950's silhouette.

Label: Rhona Roy

Measurements of the Dress

Armpit to Armpit: up to 40 inches

Shoulder to Hem:42 inches

Waist: up to 28 inches

Shoulder To End of Sleeve: 18 inches

Hips: up to 40 inches

Size: Medium UK 10

Closures: This dress fastens to the front with 4 buttons and a hook and loop along the waist.

Condition: This dress is in near perfect vintage condition, with some very light colour bleed to the silk under the right hand side armpit, and some light colour fading to the silk under the left hand side armpit.These minor issues blur into the wonderful abstract print of the dress. This is not visible when the dress is being worn, and only apparent under close inspection.

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

Fabric: 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.