Vintage 1950s House Dress Gold Asian Print Morsam Ladies M L
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This is a wonderful cotton 1950s house dress aka housecoat or lounging gown featuring an Asian inspired gold printed pattern on black fabric. This 1950s house dress does up with six brass buttons down the front and does up at the neck with gold toned elasticized string ties. It has short sleeves with turned cuffs and a narrow standing collar, also in the Asian style. There is a pocket built into either side. There is gold piping trimming the cuffs, pockets and collar. The dress is unlined.
Label: Morsam Lounging Apparel. Morsam Fashions Ltd. was founded in Montreal in 1917 by two Romanian immigrants. It still exists today, and is presently the second largest importer of robes and loungewear in North America.
Material: Unidentified, but feels like a synthetic paper taffeta, probably nylon based
Sizing: No size is indicated, but this 1950s house dress should fit a medium to large size. It is meant to be worn as a comfortable garment - please note the following measurements for fit, taking the style of this 1950s house dress into consideration:
Shoulders: 16 1/2” across, from the shoulder/sleeve seam to the shoulder/sleeve seam
Sleeves: 9” from the shoulder/sleeve seam
Bust: 45” around, taken under the arms
Waist: 46” around, but meant to be cinched with the belt
Hips: 50” around, but meant to fall loosely
Overall length: 44 1/2", measured flat
Condition: This 1950s house dress is in excellent condition with no wear, tear, staining or odour. This piece looks to not have been used and has been well stored and cared for over the years.
This is a wonderful 1950s house dress….striking gold print!