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Vintage 1950s Dress - Turquoise + Chartreuse Romance Toile Novelty Print w Pear Trees + Lovers Cavorting Shirtwaist Size XS

Regular price $138.00 USD
Regular price Sale price $138.00 USD
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•Highlights: cute and easy to wear either dressed up OR down; lucite buttons; full pleated skirt

•Colors: chartreuse, black, white, turquoise with an amazing romantic toile scene of lovers on a swing + a garden with pear trees; original belt

•Fabric(s): cotton

•Lined: no

•Closures: front buttons

•Designer/Labels: selvedge labeled "Schwartz + Libman"

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


About a modern size XS; please allow room for movement and ease; may be able alter slightly large by moving around the buttons or letting out darts

Bust to about 35"/taut 36" but remember that shirtwaists are cut with some extra room to fit properly

Waist about 23"/taut 24" unbelted (latter measurement would be with waist hook either open or moved over)

Hips full

Length, shoulder to waist about 15"

Shoulder to hem about 38 1/2" and has deep hem of about 2 1/2"

Shoulders seam to seam about 15"

Sleeves about 6 3/4" 


Great vintage shape. Cleaned. 60+ years old.

To note: a faint hint of age cast to the belt's buckle; slightly under it, too. I don't think it stands out to the eye, I just mention everything I see. See photos.


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