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Vintage 1940s to 1950s Dress - RARE Kamehameha Cotton Hawaiian Coat Princess Seam Sundress w Metallic Cottages Novelty Print Size XS to S

Regular price £284.00 GBP
Regular price £0.00 GBP Sale price £284.00 GBP
Sale Sold out
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•Highlights: amazing button-loop collar w stabby points can be worn two ways; pretty gold metal buttons to hem; princess seams; nipped waist; sweeping tea length skirt; that print is so festive and so pretty, it'll set you apart from the crowd

•Colors: cream with gold metallic, lavender, black, apple green, cherry Japanese-flavored print of hand fans with cranes along with darling clusters of cottages

•Fabric(s): cotton

•Lined: no

•Closures: buttons

•Designer/Labels: Kamehameha, made in Hawaii

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


Fits about a modern XS to S; please allow room for fit/ease

Bust (underarm area measured flat, then doubled) to about 34"/tight 36"

Waist about 25"/26"

Hips full

Shoulder to waist about 15"

Shoulder to hem about 43 1/2" and has 1" turned up


Very good vintage shape with minor imperfections. Cleaned, though not soaked due to the metallics. 65+ years old.

To note: some overall gentle patina and character to this older fabric. A few faint marks scattered within the skirt's busy print. Rear interior of collar shows age toning; there's more at the rear waist seam area. The underarm metallics are faded, as is typical. See photos.

I honestly don't think the imperfections stand out during wear/use. Priced/sold as-is, this is a stellar Kamehameha and there are no others remotely like her out there listed.


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. 

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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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