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Vintage 1940s Cotton Work Dress - DEADSTOCK Metal Zipper Front Navy Blue Cotton Seersucker w Pockets Size M - L

Regular price $195.00 AUD
Regular price Sale price $195.00 AUD
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Crisp and attractive late 40s uniform or workwear dress with sturdy front metal zipper, slightly peaked sleeves, fit and flare shape, skirt pockets with chevron-shaped "flap" details. See photos of 1948 Kerrybrooke ads showing the same collection of uniform and utility dresses!

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•Fabric(s): cotton seersucker

•Closures: metal zipper

•Designer/Labels: Kerrybrooke (vintage Sears) Utility Wear

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Tagged a VINTAGE 16. About a modern (roomy M to) smaller L - please do allow enough room for the kind of fit and ease you prefer

Bust (underarm area measured flat, then doubled) up to about 42"/taut 43" 

Waist to about 30"/tight 32"

Hips to about 46"

Shoulder to waist (middle of waistband) about 16"

Shoulder to hem about 47" and has 2" hem

Shoulders about 16"

Sleeves about 10 1/2"

Armhole circumference about 18"


Great shape. 75+ years old.

The dress appears to be deadstock/unworn -- the label and the paper tag in the neck are perfect, and it looks brand new. I did not wash it as I usually do not wash deadstock, but it's from a clean collection and shows no soiling.


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