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Vintage 1940s Dress - Pretty Cream Cold Rayon Hawaiian Novelty Print Shirtwaist Size S to M

Regular price £203.00 GBP
Regular price Sale price £203.00 GBP
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♛Details

•Highlights: shirtwaist style; nipped waist with shirred panels; swing 4-gore skirt; scenic island print similar to what you'd see on Aloha/tourist shirts of the era, but on a dress!

note: if you have Hawaiian or Polynesian heritage/ancestry, please let me know as I would like to offer you an additional 15% discount...this is offered on the honor system 

•Colors: cream with soft olive, blush pink, and tan print of women, some holding babies wearing sun hats

•Fabric(s): silky cold rayon 

•Lined: no

•Closures: front buttons; side metal zipper

•Designer/Labels: no labels

Any accessories or belts shown in photos are prop pieces and not included unless mentioned.

♛Measurements

About a modern size S to small-waisted M; please allow room for movement and ease

Bust to 40" 

Waist about 26"/26 1/2"

Hips full/to about 52"

Length, shoulder to waist about 16"

Shoulder to hem about 44 1/2" and has 2" hem

Shoulders - no seams

Sleeves capped

♛Condition

Very good vintage shape with light signs of age and use. Clean. 70+ years old.

To note: there's a tiny and cute mend on rear bodice done by a former owner. See close-up. Minor signs of toning to the buttons. A wee hole low down at the side skirt panel, falls into a fold and is not noticed during normal wear/use.

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