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Vintage 1940s Dress - Darling Midnight Blue Strong Shoulder w Fishtail + Pearl "Necklace" Size XS to S

Regular price $88.00 USD
Regular price Sale price $88.00 USD
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•Highlights: daring collar with a double strand of faux pearls simulating a necklace; strong shoulders; tiered front skirt with a surprise fishtail fullness in the rear

•Colors: deep midnight blue

•Fabric(s): rayon

•Lined: no

•Closures: side metal zipper

•Designer/Labels: Carol Craig

Any accessories or belts shown in photos are prop pieces and not included unless mentioned.


About a modern size XS to S; please allow room for movement and ease

Bust to about 32" to 36" taut

Waist about 25" to 26 1/2" taut

Hips to 38"/40"

Length, shoulder to waist about 15 1/2"

Shoulder to hem about 42 1/2"

Shoulders about 15 1/8"

Sleeves about 6"


Nice vintage shape with some minor imperfections. Cleaned and shows well. 70+ years old.

To note: three teensy fade spots -- one under the necklace lower strand, one under the lowest skirt tier, and a tiny-tiny one at the top rear bodice by zipper placket. Some similar fade under arms, should not be noticeable when worn. Imperfections are factored in pricing; this is a great dress. 


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