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Vintage 1940s Floral Print Dress - Sweet Rayon Navy, Apple Green & Robin Egg Blue Chiffon Shirtwaist w Great Buttons Size Volup XL

Regular price £146.00 GBP
Regular price Sale price £146.00 GBP
Sale Sold out
Shipping calculated at checkout.


•Highlights: shirtwaist style; ruched yoke; excellent original early plastic buttons down front to below waist; swing skirt; cuffed sleeves

•Fabric(s): rayon, semi-sheer and was meant in its day to be layered over a slip

•Lined: no

•Closures: buttons

•Designer/Labels: no

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


About a modern size volup/xl; please allow room for movement and ease; some give to fabric as indicated

Bust about 44"/tight 46"

Waist about 36"

Hips full/about 52"

Shoulder to waist seam about 17"

Waist to hem about 44" + 1" hem

Shoulders, seam to seam - no seams

Sleeves about 8"

Armhole opening circumference about 22"


Great vintage shape. Cleaned and sturdy, presents as quite pristine-looking. I feel like it could use a snap or hook/eye at waist; previous owner had a tiny safety pin inside. 75+ years old.


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All items purchased during our sale ship Feb 5th, 2024. We do not have access to inventory before then, and the sale discounts are to thank you for your patience.


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