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Vintage 1940s Dress - Superb Black Jersey w Color Block Tropical Print Panels Size M to L

Regular price $268.00 USD
Regular price Sale price $268.00 USD
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•Highlights: it's like the perfect summer goth meets tropical dress!; heavily padded shoulders; shirred shoulder and cool asymmetrical styling; rear keyhole; draped flutter panel falling from one shoulder; A-line skirt

•Colors: black, yellows, tans with lush floral color block features down bodice, skirt, and sleeves

•Fabric(s): sturdy rayon jersey

•Lined: no

•Closures: side metal zipper

•Designer/Labels: Jeanette Frocks

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


About a modern size M to smaller end of L; please allow room for movement and ease

Bust to about 39" slack to 44" pulled more taut

Waist about 28" to 32" taut, unbelted

Hips to 42" slack, 46" pulled more taut

Length, shoulder to waist about 17 1/4"

Shoulder to hem about 42 1/2" and has 2" hem

Shoulders about 17" through sleeves

Sleeves about 10 1/2"


Great vintage shape. Clean, unfaded, and does not appear to have been worn often. 70+ years old.


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