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Vintage 1940s Day Dress Rose Pattern Rayon Jersey Sz L XL AS IS


Brand Poppy's Vintage Clothing

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This is a 1940s day dress made of a rayon jersey that is silk screen printed with a floral rose pattern in tones of pink, red and green against a bright green and white background with black outlines.  This dress has smocked shoulders, mid-forearm length sleeves, and a foldover V neckline.  It has a button up opening at the left side.  It has a defined waistline and loops for a belt, but no belt is provided.  

Label: None.

Sizing: No size is indicated on this 1940s day dress, and although this should fit a large size depending on preference for looseness, please note the following measurements for fit, taking the style of the dress into account:

Shoulders:  18 1/2” across the shoulder seams

Sleeves:  18” from the shoulder seam

Sleeve inseam:  10 1/2”

Bust:  42”, but should fit loosely 

Waist:  36” around, should be cinched with a belt

Hips  42” around, should fall loosely

Length:  44”, measured flat at the back from the neck seam

Condition:  This 1940s day dress is in good condition except for about 8 small holes in the right bodice as well as a few other tiny holes and pinholes elsewhere.  The hemline was re-done, so the original sew holes are visible.  Otherwise, this 1940s day dress presents itself well.

These 1940s day dresses are becoming very difficult to find - wonderful floral rose print in striking colours!