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Vintage 1940s Dress - FLOWY + PRETTY Honey + Coffee Butcher Linen Shirtwaist Babe Size L - XL

Regular price $195.00 AUD
Regular price Sale price $195.00 AUD
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Glowingly lovely 1940s dress, a classic with padded shoulders, oversized embroidered and pierced collar, fitted waist, gored skirt.

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•Fabric(s): soft and comfy, flowy linen -- I believe it's a rayon of the era mimicking pure linen

•Closures: two coffee-brown Bakelite buttons, side metal zipper

•Designer/Labels: An Original Fashion Frock

All accessories (belts, jewelry, crinolines, pins, etc.) are for style inspiration only unless indicated.


Fits about a modern L - XL; please allow room for the fit/ease you prefer

Bust (underarm area measured flat, then doubled) to about 46"

Waist about 33"/tight 35"

Hips about 46"

Shoulder to waist seam about 16 1/2"

Shoulder to hem about 45" and has almost 2" hem

Shoulders - no seams

Sleeves capped

Armhole opening circumference about 17"


Very good vintage shape. Cleaned. 75+ years old.

There's some wear and tear to one cutout on the outer edge of collar -- see photo. Could be fixed up with a little work or left's minor and cosmetic-only.


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