Vintage 1940s Dress - SHARP Black White Woven Stripe Princess Coat Dress w Bakelite Size M
•Highlights: shoulder pads; angled princess seams + wasp waist; turn back stabby cuffs; surplice bodice with double-breasted black Bakelite button closure; sweeping layered skirt w pockets
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•Colors: a tight black and white woven stripe
•Fabric(s): woven rayon/cotton blend (guess) with good weight/hand
•Closures: buttons; metal snaps and hook/eyes
•Designer/Labels: R&K Originals "Personally Yours" - also, somebody added a cloth "1940s" label above the maker label, which could be removed but I'm leaving in place because it's cute
Any accessories or belts shown in photos are prop pieces and not included unless mentioned.
About a modern size M; please allow room for movement and ease
Bust to about 38"
Waist about 26"/taut 27" unbelted - hook can be moved to make slightly bigger or smaller
Length, shoulder to waist seam about 16 1/2"
Shoulder to hem about 43" + 2 3/4"
Shoulders - no seams
Sleeves about 18" (bracelet)
Overall great vintage shape. Cleaned and is sturdy. 70+ years old.
To note: there are subtle faint marks behind two of the Bakelite buttons, created by the buttons. A pinhead-sized scuff on a pocket's edge. See photos.
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