1940s Silk Paisley Dress

1940s Silk Paisley Dress


Fabricated in deep eggplant purple silk with a paisley print in green, blue, yellow and white.

Early forties dress with puffed cap sleeves.

Beautiful tuck detail at the shoulder

Center front yoke panel at waist w/ bust gathers.

Pleats stitched down at the center front of the skirt, release below the hip line

Hem tape finishes the 2 1/2” deep hem

Maker: Unknown

Condition: Very Good w. minor color bleed from the ground into the white paisley. See photos. There is a tiny little nick at the center front neck. Looks like it may have been hand tacked there.. Clean and ready to wear.

Measurements: The measurements below are the actual measurements of the garment. Please allow for ease. Whenever possible the best way to insure a good fit is by comparing the measurements to that of a similar garment in your closet. Looks to best suit a L/XL

Shoulders: 15: seam to seam with additional room in the shoulder caps.

Bust: 44”

Waist: 34”

Hips: 42”

Sweep: 69”

Sleeve Length:7” under arm

Sleeve opening: 10”

Length in Back from HPS to Hem: 41 1/2”

Length in Back from HPS to Waist: 15 1/2”

The mannequin measurements are 32" Bust, 25" Waist, 35" Hips

Has been clipped to mannequin

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