Vintage 1940s Dress - Tornado Twister or Bee Hive Novelty Cold Rayon Shirtwaist Cutie Size M
•Highlights: carved shell buttons w hidden snap placket; cloth belt (I don't know if it's original but it's of the same age and was found with dress); flowy skirt; see others from this exquisite 30s-to-40s capsule collection separately, coming today and in the next few weeks!
•Colors: blue, white, hot pink deco print...reminds me of either tornados or bees swarming their hives!
•Fabric(s): cold rayon
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 28"/29"
Hips full/about 52"
Length, shoulder to waist seam about 15 1/2"
Shoulder to hem about 41 1/2"
Shoulders about 15" seam to seam
Sleeves about 9 1/2"
Very good vintage shape. Dry cleaned. 70+ years old.
To note: see last photo -- there's a trace of toning under each arm but it's tucked up by the seam and not visible during wear. One underarm also had a tiny tear which we fused from the inside to hide and to strengthen. Some general wash wear on inside of dress/interior seams. Factored into a more friendly price -- she's got lots of life left in her.
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