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Vintage 1940s to 1950s Dress - Darling White Butcher Rayon Linen Carlye w Ballet Slipper Pink Satin + Beads/Pearls Size XS

Regular price £113.00 GBP
Regular price Sale price £113.00 GBP
Sale Sold out
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♛Details

•Highlights: cute Peter Pan collar embellished in faux pearls and beads; flattering sun-ray seaming; large silver and rhinestone buttons; fitted waist; satin matching belt; gored sweeping skirt

•Colors: white, ballet slipper pink

•Fabric(s): Carlye called this fabric "rayon butcher linen," I don't think it has actual linen content in it, but it looks like linen and resists creasing :), satin

•Lined: no -- note: most photos are presented "back lit" by natural window light, so you get an idea of how sheer or opaque each fabric is

•Closures: buttons

•Designer/Labels: Carlye

All accessories (belts, jewelry, crinolines, pins, etc.) are for style inspiration only unless indicated above.

♛Measurements

About a modern size XS, maybe smallest end of S; please allow room for fit and ease as desired

Bust (underarm area measured flat, then doubled) to about 35"/taut 36"
Waist about 24"/taut 25" unbelted
Hips full
Length, shoulder to waist seam about 16"
Shoulder to hem about 44" and has 1 1/2" hem

♛Condition

Very good vintage condition. 60+ years old.

Noted: see photos -- I found a few pinkish marks in an underarm and small ink? mark on top of a shoulder. The belt shows minor wear to its satin. Imperfections are not noticed when worn -- the overall impression is fresh and bright, as shown.

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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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