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Vintage 1930s to 1940s Cusp Dress - DARLING Delphite Blue Red Roses Polka Dots Feed Sack Day Frock As-Is Size L

Regular price $136.00 CAD
Regular price Sale price $136.00 CAD
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Gently worn-in, soft, and super wearable frock with a plunge, pleated neckline, cloth belt loops, flared skirt w inverted front pleats.

Note: this pattern drove my camera's cuter in person!

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•Fabric(s): soft cotton

•Closures: side metal zipper

•Designer/Labels: no

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


Fits about a modern L (or a roomy M); please allow room for fit/ease!

Bust (underarm area measured flat, then doubled) to about 41"/taut 43"

Waist about 30"/taut 32"

Hips (at ~10" down from waist seam) about 42"

Shoulder to waist about 17" (cloth belt loops sit at 16 1/2")

Waist to hem about 40" and has ~1" hem

Sleeves about 10 1/2"

Shoulders seam to seam about 17"


Good overall vintage shape with minor cosmetic imperfections, sold as-is. Cleaned. 75+ years old.

She brushed up against some era-perfect clay pink paint early in her life -- see photo for the "worst" bit of it, on edge of (and somewhat tucked within) a skirt pleat. Some scattered associated speckles of paint, too. 

A grain of rice-sized mend at the rear side seam area, sturdy and hard to find without knowing it is there.

The print masks her imperfections nicely, so she's great for those of us who favor price and cuteness in our older pieces over "perfection."


Our pieces are true vintage with a history and a past life, not newly made reproductions. Minor signs of previous use and age are normal and expected for all true vintage pieces. Flaws and issues are carefully noted/photographed, and our detailed photos give you a good idea of the look of each garment. We're happy to answer any questions you might have to help you with online purchasing.

Return & Refund Policy

Vintage is sold as-is and all sales are final. All vintage garments will show signs of previous wear and use, including deadstock and unworn pieces. We take extra care to note and/or photograph any imperfections we find. You can read our thousands of happy reviews on Etsy and eBay for an idea of the quality and high standards we strive to keep.



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Items are shipped 2x a week in batches. We are not responsible for delays that happen that are outside of our personal control. 

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Items returned to us by your postal service for non-payment of taxes will incur re-shipping costs. If you do not pay to reship in a timely manner (7 days) your order will be considered abandoned and returned to inventory or donated. 

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