30s/40s Navy Rayon Day Dress

SKU: 00419-058
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A 1930s or 1940 navy rayon dress with tiny ruffles at the bodice and short sleeves. Tiny sleevehead pads provide that iconic old-Hollywood shoulder line. Waist-defining wrap with long tails. Multi-panel, flowy skirt. Closes at side with a row of snaps and one hook&eye. You'll definitely need a slip. From the Jamieson estate.

This dress was most likely a mid-1930s gown shortened to street length around 1940. The Jamiesons kept their gorgeous clothes forever. Not just decades, but centuries. 

Labels: none

Fiber/Care: no tags, it's gently washable (cool water, reshape and lay flat to dry)

Condition: a few pinhead size holes, as shown, which would be invisible with a dark slip beneath. strong, sturdy, and wearable. 

*This day dress is clean and ready to wear.*

Garment Measurements:
 shoulders: 15"/38cm
 sleeves: 10"/25.5cm
 bodice (shoulder seam to underbust seam): 11"/28cm
 bust: 36"/91.5cm
 waist: max 29"/73.5cm - cinch to fit smaller size (Delphine's waist is 24")
 hips (9" below natural waist): 38"/96.5cm
 length: 41.5"/105.5cm

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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