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Vintage 1940s Rayon Dress - Kinda CREEPY Novelty Print Mustard Yellow Black Lavender w SCARY Birds & Triple Collar! Size M

Regular price £113.00 GBP
Regular price Sale price £113.00 GBP
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•Highlights: shirtwaist style; short sleeves; fascinating layered triple collar; fitted bodice w decorative self buttons; skirt has wonderful sweep created by deep pleats; fierce print of scary black BIRDS with their beaks open...the print kind of sneaks up on you but when you look at it in person, it's definitely birds

•Fabric(s): crepe rayon, cool to the touch

•Lined: no

•Closures: side metal zipper

•Designer/Labels: Betty Levay Original

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; some give to fabric as indicated

Bust to about 38" slack, 42" pulled taut...definitely meant to fit like a blouse

Waist about 28"

Hips to about 42"

Shoulder to waist seam about 17 1/4"

Shoulder to hem about 45" and has 1" hem

Shoulders about 16" seam to seam 

Sleeves about 11"

Armhole opening circumference about 18"


Overall great vintage shape. Cleaned and sturdy with only light, normal signs of its age. 75+ years old. 

Noted - there are some printing imperfections in the fabric that date back to when dress was made and are kind of common in rayons, consisting of some streaks in the print. See last photo for a close-up. 


Our pieces are true vintage with a history and a past life, not newly made reproductions. Please be familiar with vintage clothing and read over our shop policies before purchasing. We are happy to answer any questions you might have to help you with online purchasing.

Return & Refund Policy

Vintage is sold as-is and all sales are final. All vintage garments will show signs of previous wear and use, including deadstock and unworn pieces. We take extra care to note and/or photograph any imperfections we find. You can read our thousands of happy reviews on Etsy and eBay for an idea of the quality and high standards we strive to keep.



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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