Vintage 1940s to 1950s Dress - Delightful Paisley Polkadot Fishnet Print Silk or Rayon Shirtwaist Size S or M
•Highlights: about 1950 per ads; padded shoulders; brass + rhinestone shank buttons (for show); shirtwaist style; cuffed stabby turn back sleeves; matching belt; sweeping skirt of gores and gores
•Colors: cream with delphite, black, royal blue print that I keep seeing as seashells caught in a fishnet, but it's actually polka dots and paisleys caught in a fishnet, lol
•Fabric(s): light, sleek, fluttery silk? rayon? the company was doing both
•Closures: side metal zipper
•Designer/Labels: CHD Robbins, Robien Fashions
Any accessories or belts shown in photos are prop pieces and not included unless mentioned.
About a modern size S to M; please allow room for movement and ease
Bust is about 34" hanging slack, pulls taut to 40" and room should be allowed to fit properly like a blouse
Waist about 27"/taut 28" unbelted
Hips full/to about 46"
Length, shoulder to waist about 16 1/2"
Shoulder to hem about 42 1/2" and has 1 1/2" hem turned up
Shoulders about 15" through seams
Sleeves about 10 1/8"
Very good vintage shape. Clean. 70+ years old.
To note: very subtle touch of underarm toning that should be hidden when worn. A hint of age toning at the rear interior neckline, too, as seen in label photo.
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