Vintage 1950s Dress Cotton w Bateau Neckline Collar Size M


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This is a wonderful vintage 1950s dress made in a café au lait brown toned coloured polished cotton.  This 1950s dress has a dramatic turned bateau neckline collar that is decorated with black velvet rickrack with a bow at its centre.  It has short sleeves, an accented V shaped waistline and a full cut skirt that is constructed with box pleats around its entirety.  The dress closes with a fine tooth brass zipper at its back and is unlined.  This 1950s dress is posed with a crinoline underneath, but no crinoline is supplied - you would have to supply your own crinoline to create the full skirt look, although it is wearable without a crinoline.

Label: Cardboard production tag that reads “Finisher Operator 4543 14113 Style 23 Size 9”

Sizing:  Size 9 is indicated, so this vintage 1950s dress should fit a medium size, but being a vintage sizing, please rely on the following measurements for fit, keeping the style of the garment in mind (please measure your body or a similar garment that you might own for comparison):

Shoulders and sleeves:  27” from the edge of one sleeve, across the top, and to the edge of the other sleeve

Bust: 36” around, taken under the arms, should fit loosely due to cut

Waist: 28” around, adjustable to a smaller size by cinching the belt

Hips:  Full, 46 around, but meant either to flare out or to fall loosely

Overall length: 38", measured flat from the top to the hemline

Condition:  This dress is in excellent condition with no pronounced wear, tear, stains or odour.  This 1950s dress was well cared for and stored over the years.

This is a wonderful example of 50s fashion.....perfect 1950s dress to re-create the era!