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Vintage 1940s to 1950s Dress - TUXEDO DETAILS Candy Pink Black Floral w Jabot + Velvet Bow Cotton Shirtwaist Size M

Regular price $118.00 USD
Regular price Sale price $118.00 USD
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Fabulous 1940s to 1950s cusper dress, a classic shirtwaist with fitted waist, original belt, hip pocket, and gored skirt of careful mitered stripes.

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•Fabric(s): sturdy cotton

•Closures: side metal zipper, celluloid buttons

•Designer/Labels: Styled by Frances McKay

All accessories (belts, jewelry, crinolines, pins, etc.) are for style inspiration only unless indicated.


Fits about a modern M; please allow room for fit/ease!

Bust (underarm area measured flat, then doubled) to about 38"/taut 40"

Waist about 28"/taut 29" unbelted

Hips full/about 42"

Shoulder to waist area about 16"

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

Shoulders seam to seam about 15 1/4" but fit a 16" form fine

Sleeves about 9 1/2"


Great vintage shape. Cleaned. 75+ years old.

The silver paint inside the topmost celluloid button is worn. Otherwise, I see nothing to report.


Our pieces are true vintage with a history and a past life, not newly made reproductions. Minor signs of previous use and age are normal and expected for all true vintage pieces. Flaws and issues are carefully noted/photographed, and our detailed photos give you a good idea of the look of each garment. We're happy to answer any questions you might have to help you with online purchasing.

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Vintage is sold as-is and all sales are final. All vintage garments will show signs of previous wear and use, including deadstock and unworn pieces. We take extra care to note and/or photograph any imperfections we find. You can read our thousands of happy reviews on Etsy and eBay for an idea of the quality and high standards we strive to keep.



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