40/50s Red Gingham Dress - sm

SKU: 00844-001

A lovely summer dress from the 1940s, in large-scale, red-and-white gingham checks.

  • Sleeveless bodice with tie neck (adjustable), semi-sheer organdy-and-floral yoke, bust and vertical darts for shaping
  • Somewhat full skirt with organdy-and-floral inset
  • Side snap closure, hooks&eyes at back of neck and upper back
  • Unlined, easy care
  • Shown over crinoline, not included (organdy sections are sheer and you'll probably want to wear a slip or crinoline beneath, for modesty)

Labels: none - probably home sewn

Fiber/Care: cotton / washable (hang or flat dry)

Condition: A few spots and inconspicuous evidence of age/wear (see photos), but overall vibrant and fresh. We've replaced missing snaps/poppers at the side closure and restitched the fallen hem.

*This 1940s summer dress is freshly laundered and ready to wear.*

Garment Measurements:
 neck openings: currently 12.5"/31.75cm (moving hook&eyes could make it 14"/35.5cm. We can do it for a small fee, please contact us with questions)
 bust: 36"/91.5cm + room from darts
 bodice length: 16.5"/42cm
 waist: 27"/68.5cm (could move snaps to make it 28"/71cm)
 hips: up to 58"/147.25cm at lower floral trim border
 total length: 47"/119.25cm with minimal hem allowance (maybe 1"/2.5cm)
 hem sweep: 72"/182.75cm

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

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


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