40s Dress in Black Lace - med, lg

SKU: 00744-002

Black lace dress from the late 1940s.

  • Elbow length sleeves with lovely dart details.
  • Pink grosgrain ribbon trims V-neckline.
  • Rayon trim to double-inverted pleat at hem center front.
  • Decorative metal filigree buttons.
  • Unlined, to wear with a full slip or other dress liner for modesty.
  • Shirtwaist styling but with no closure, slips over head.

Labels: none - probably home sewn

Fiber/Care: cotton (or cotton-rich blend) lace with rayon details and rayon grosgrain ribbon trim / dry-cleaning recommended

Condition: no flaws to note. original belt is missing, but any black (or perhaps pink) belt, ribbon, or similar will work. dress came to us clean and ready to wear.

Garment Measurements:
- note that this dress slips over the head with no closure -
 shoulders: 17.25"/44cm
 sleeves: 15.5"/39cm
 bodice length: 17.5"/44.5cm
 bust: max 41"/104cm
 waist: max 36"/91.5cm
 hips (9" below waist): 42"/106.5cm
 length: 44"/111.5cm

 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: Significant shipping overages (where applicable) will be refunded. International customers are responsible for any taxes or import fees. 


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