40s Shirtwaist Dress in Blue Plaid

SKU: 00836-001
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From the 1940s, a slim cotton shirtwaist dress in blue plaid, with its original belt.

  • Shawl collar
  • Grosgrain ribbon embellishment snaps on and off (snaps hidden by collar)
  • Short, cuffed sleeves
  • Opens at front with six large buttons and a snap at the waist
  • Matching belt
  • Slim but not tight skirt with inverted front kick pleat for ease of movement
  • Side seam pocket!
  • Unlined but not sheer
  • Cool and comfortable
  • From my personal collection

Bonus fact: This dress was screen-worn in the movie "Hillbilly Elegy," directed by Ron Howard. See screengrab/photo!

Labels: none - possibly home sewn with care

Fiber/Care: no tags, cotton / washable (recommend hang or flat dry)

Condition: no flaws to note

*This 1940s shirtwaist dress is freshly cleaned and ready to wear.*

Garment Measurements:
 shoulders: 16.25"/41cm
 sleeves: 9"/22.5cm
 bodice length: 16.5"/42cm
 waist: maximum 29.5"/75cm (cinch smaller with belt)
 hips (9" below waist): 42"/106.5cm
 length: 42"/106.5cm + 1.5"/3.75cm hem
 belt - 0.75"/2cm x 31.5"/80cm total length

☞ 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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