40s Black Cotton New Look Dress - sm, med

SKU: 00582-004

From the late 1940s or early 1950s, a "New Look" shirtwaist style dress with full circle skirt.

  • Cotton lace trims the jewel neckline, princess seams, and pagoda-style sleeves
  • Basque waist
  • Super full, more-than-a-full-circle skirt to wear with or without your fluffiest crinoline (ours not included)
  • Comfortable, washable cotton fabric is true black (some photos lightened)
  • Metal side zipper plus front snaps hidden behind nine decorative glass buttons
  • Extra-deep hem (7.5")

Labels: none

Fiber/Care: all cotton / washable (line or flat dry)

Condition: minor fading and age-related wear, but dress is jet black. one old repair to right sleeve as shown.

*This vintage dress is freshly laundered and ready to wear.*

Garment Measurements:
 shoulders: 17"/43cm
 sleeves: 17"/43cm
 bodice length (at top of pointed seam): 17"/43cm
 bust: 37"/94cm
 waist: 29"/73.5cm
 hips: free
 length: 53"/134.5cm + 7.5"/19cm hem (try finding that in a modern dress!)

 Our items are not newly manufactured "vintage style" pieces. They are true vintage, at least 30 years old. Please read condition report provided above. 

Notes: International customers are responsible for any taxes or import fees.



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