Vintage 1940s Dress - Sweet Pea Print Fuchsia Blue Chartreuse Cold Rayon w Wide Belt & Circle Hem Size M
•Highlights: padded shoulder; plunge neckline; curved underbust seams; fitted waist w wide belt; sweeping luxuriant skirt that spreads flat to a true circle and has godets for extra fullness; fabric reminds me of dressing gown yardage, sleek and slippery to the touch!
•Colors: cream with chartreuse, violet, lavender, fuchsia sweet pea blossom print
•Fabric(s): cold rayon
•Closures: front self buttons
•Designer/Labels: none found
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" (I think it could fit a bit more due to the cut if you don't mind cleavage!)
Waist about 28" unbelted
Hips full/nearly free
Length, shoulder to waist about 16"
Shoulder to hem about 46"
Shoulders - no seams
Very good vintage shape. 70+ years old.
Nitpicks: some small imperfections at rear bodice where the banded waist begins, like it got caught on something.
The bottom buttonhole on the button placket was closed by a former owner, presumably because the button went astray.
A few ghost traces of green dye drift scattered in skirt's print only found when it's spread flat and gone over closely. Not seen when worn.
The fabric belt has some age discoloration and toning on it which is visible in photos. I didn't feel right not offering the original belt with the dress.
Dress still presents beautifully, as you can see!
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