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Vintage 1930s Slip Pink Rayon Jersey and Lace Size M


Brand Poppy's Vintage Clothing

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This is a very pretty 1930s slip made in an unusual jersey fabric that I believe is rayon.  Although the fabric has a nylon-like appearance, nylon really only started to be used on garments after the war, post-1945.  The fabric has a linear patterning, like a faille fabric.  The slip has lace at the top and bottom of the piece.  It has adjustable shoulder straps - the clips are made of cream coloured celluloid plastic.

Label: None

Sizing:  There is a size label affixed to the interior that reads 48 (maybe a European equivalent for a size 38?), and although this should fit a medium size, but 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):

Bust: 35”

Waist: 31” around

Hips:  38” around

Overall length: 43", measured flat from the top of the strap to the hemline - note that the straps are adjustable

Condition:  It is in very good condition with the exception of a number of small frays / pulls, maybe a dozen or so, and a small repair in the same area, to the jersey fabric where it is attached to the lace at the top (see last close-up photo).  Otherwise, the slip is in very good condition with no other noted defects.

The fabric is very slinky on this slip - not your typical 30s era slip!