Early 1940s Cotton Floral Day Dress as is

Early 1940s Cotton Floral Day Dress as is


Fabricated in a pale blue green cotton with a vibrant floral print in purple , yellow, green and red.

Trimmed in a green cotton ric rac

Buttons down center front with the cutest flower shaped green buttons

Ric rac trimmed chest pockets

Inverted pleat at center front of the skirt

Original belt with cute plastic buckle is still present

3” Hand done blind hem (does not appear to be the original hem)

Maker: Unknown. Label present at center back neck, but has faded

Condition: Fair. as is. There are several scattered repairs as well as a few small (1/8”) holes that have not been touched. The largest mend is on the wearer’s right sleeve and is about 2” long. Also 2 long tears to the inside of the hem, but these are not visible from the outside. (However the hem will not be able to be let down.) Please see photos. With a little love this dress still has a bit of life left and the print conceals the mending beautifully. 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 an Medium, but please use measurements below.

Bust: 39”

Waist: 34”

Hips: 40”

Length in Back from HPS to Hem: 44 3/4”

Skirt Length @ CB: 28 1/2”

Sweep: 52”

Sleeve Length: 5 3/4”

Sleeve Opening: 10”

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

Has not been clipped to mannequin

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