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Vintage 1940s Black Velvet Jumper - Sporty Mayline Pinafore Dress with Basque Waist + Gored Skirt Size

Regular price $68.00 USD
Regular price $88.00 USD Sale price $68.00 USD
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•Highlights: hard-working sporty piece that goes with it all!; layer over your choice of garment (blouse is not included), or wear on its own; sexy V-shaped waist seaming front and back; 4-gored skirt

•Colors: black

•Fabric(s): sturdy velvet/velveteen

•Lined: fabric is self-lined

•Closures: rear metal zipper

•Designer/Labels: A Mayline Original by Lovey-Landey Sportswear, Inc. (their ads I found in the archive were all mid-1940s)

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


About a modern size S to smaller-busted M; please allow room for movement and ease and any clothing layered underneath

Bust about 34"/taut 35" 

Waist about 27"/taut 28"

Hips full/about 48"

Length, shoulder to waist about 15 1/2" 

Shoulder to hem about 44 1/2" and has hem of about 1"


Great vintage shape. Cleaned and sturdy; unfaded (some photos lightened to try to capture details). 75+ years old!


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