1940s Pleated Shirtwaister Stripe Dress

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A stunning little day dress from the 1940s that is in amazing condition for it's age.  
High quality wool blend fabric makes this an ideal choice for the autumn/winter months and it would look adorable with boots and a chunky cardi!

There's a green and wine stripe through the fabric with a subtle gold lurex sparkle thread running through it.  There are 3 black glass buttons to the front and a side metal lapped zip.  

The original thread belt loops are present and suggest it had a much wider belt originally. This dress came to us with this skinny belt fashioned from a length of black silk velvet, and an original velvet buckle.  Although not original to the dress, we think it looks adorable so have kept them together!

Condition

Excellent, no issues of note.

Measurements & Details

All vintage clothing is measured with the garment flat and measurements doubled for width. Please compare these measurements to a garment that fits you well as often there is very little or no give in vintage fabrics.

Bust 36"

Waist 26"

Hip 44"

Length from Shoulder 38.5"

Sleeve Opening 12"

Back across shoulders 14"

 

NOTE

Please note our Authentic Vintage items are not held at the boutique location as it's just too small! We're able to arrange for items to be sent there if you wish to try them on, however this will need to be requested - drop us a line via our contact page to arrange!