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Vintage 1940s Dress - Incredible Novelty Print Egyptian Wheat Harvest + Royalty Jersey + Crepe Size M

Regular price $228.00 USD
Regular price Sale price $228.00 USD
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•Highlights: 15% code offered to anyone of Egyptian/North African ancestry so please message me if this applies to you -- this is on the honor system, and I'm proud to have MENA ancestry myself; super WOW ~open~ batwing sleeve is going to POP on an actual person; panels of novelty print; peplum

•Colors: black with panels of novelty Egyptian print that feature a wheat harvest and royalty theme in robin's egg blue, burnt orange, and mustards

•Fabric(s): crepe rayon and rayon jersey

•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 M; please allow room for movement and ease

Bust to about 38" to 42"

Waist about 28" to 30" taut

Hips to 38" slack, 42" taut

Length, shoulder to waist about 16 3/4"

Shoulder to hem about 45" and has 1" hem

Shoulders - no seams

Sleeves open/batwing style


Very good with minor imperfections. 70+ years old.

To note: the jersey side underarm is a bit muddled and discolored in the way that jersey fabric gets -- see photo. Should not be noticed once it's on someone and tucked under your arm.

A small section where the jersey peplum meets waist seam was sewn by a former owner. Hides under a belt, if you wear one. See photo.

Two teeny-tiny cuts (?) at the rear hem -- see photo. A couple pinholes up by the shoulder pad on the jersey side.


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