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Vintage 1940s GLOSSY Satin Dress - Beautifully Shiny Claret-Colored Cocktail Stunner w Neck Sashes Size L - XL

Regular price £143.00 GBP
Regular price Sale price £143.00 GBP
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•Highlights: neck sashes; cap sleeves; see flat lay for silhouette, which is better on a real figure!; color best matches dress form photos

•Fabric(s): glossy satin (probably rayon)

•Lined: no

•Closures: side metal zipper

•Designer/Labels: no

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


About a modern size ; please allow room for movement and ease 

Bust to about 47" (meant to drape some)

Waist about 34"

Hips about 48"

Shoulder to waist seam about 17"

Shoulder to hem about 45" and has 2" hem turned up

Shoulders - no seams

Sleeves - cap

Armhole opening circumference about 18"


Overall great vintage shape. Cleaned and sturdy. No overt issues found; trace scrape to fabric at rear hip of skirt, and this textile shows some normal age under close scrutiny, as all old satins do. 75+ years old.


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