Vintage 1940s Suit - Black Polka Dot Super Strong Shoulder Shapely Jacket and Skirt Size L
•Date: ca. 1940s
•Highlights: crisp and powerful-looking; extremely padded shoulder; self buttons; hourglass seaming at waist; wide string belt loops holds a wide belt (ours not included); perfect A-line skirt with front slit; reminds me of I Love Lucy; great as separates, too!
•Colors: black with "painted" print polka dots of ivory white
•Fabric(s): crisp faille
•Lined: jacket partly lined
•Closures: buttons, side zipper
•Designer/Labels: Johnston's California and has Frederick and Nelson, Seattle store label
Any accessories or belts shown in photos are prop pieces and not included unless mentioned.
About a modern size L; please allow room for movement and ease
Bust (underarm area measured flat, then doubled) to about 40"/41"
Waist of jacket about 32" unbelted
Shoulder of jacket to hem 22"
Shoulders seam to seam about 16"
Sleeves about 24"
Waist of skirt 32"
Hips to about 42"/43"
Skirt, waist to hem about 29" and has 1 1/2"
Great vintage condition. Cleaned. Nearly 80 years old.
To note: some of the painted polka dots show slight wear, nothing overt but found when gone over closely.
The skirt's side zipper is an older Talon replacement.
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