40s/50s Cotton House Dress

SKU: 00810-001
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From the late 1940s or early 1950s, an extra-flattering house dress to wear just about anywhere.

  • Soft dove gray cotton with bright white eyelet trim
  • Bodice with yoke detail, kimono-cut short sleeves, and subtle pleats front and back for ease is flattering and comfortable
  • Defined waist for shaping
  • A-line skirt is super slimming and comfortable, with two roomy patch pockets
  • Full front button placket for easy in and out
  • Unlined

Labels: A Fortune Fashion (of Valencia by D/C Fabric)
Valencia cotton fabric was popular in the 40s and 50s and was sold by the yard for home sewing as well as being made into ready-to-wear clothing for men, women, and children. Its main selling point was its colorfastness and durability.

Fiber/care: smooth, soft 100% cotton / washable

Condition: slightest bit of color shift at the top of the shoulders

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

Garment Measurements:
 bust: up to 36"/91.5cm (there are subtle pleats at the bust for ease)
 bodice length to lower seam: 16.75"/42.5cm
 waist: 28"/71cm
 hips at lower edge of pockets: 40"/101.5cm
 length: 43.5"/110.5cm

Note that you could gain at least 1/2" (or make it tighter) by moving the buttons anywhere along the length of the 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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