50s/60s Embroidered Pink Cotton Shirtwaist

SKU: 00431-015
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This late 1950s or early 60s shirtwaist dress has lovely floral embroidery front and back. Fabric is crisp, smooth, light-weight cotton in mid-depth pink. This short-sleeved day dress closes at front with seven buttons, plus a hook&eye at the waist, and a tiny button and loop beneath the collar. Thread loops hold the matching belt. Full skirt has triple pleats all the way around. Unlined (you'll likely want to wear a slip or crinoline for modesty), with pinked seams and a very deep hem. From the McGee Trust. So sweet. Very soft and comfortable. Shown with and without a small crinoline (not included). 

Labels: Fashioned by Smartcraft

Fiber/Care: unmarked, all cotton, washable

Condition: very good, with a few minor rust spots (the only major glitch is inside on the upper back lining and not visible -- see composite photo). the belt buckle isn't in the best shape, but it's inconspicuous when worn. here's a reminder to avoid metal and wooden hangers, and always remove dry-cleaning bags and paper! protect those lovely dresses. the hem has been taken up from its original 5"/12.5cm to nearly 8"/20cm. we replaced the missing eye at the waist.

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

Garment Measurements:
- belt is marked a vintage size 14, which is not a modern size 14 -
 shoulders: 16.5"/42cm
 sleeves (cuffed as shown): 9"/22.5cm
 bodice: 17.5"/43cm
 waist: 27"/68.5cm
  (leave the hook&eye open for more room)
 hips: free (56"/142.25cm+)
 length: 39"/99cm plus 8"/20cm hem
 belt: 1.5"/3.75cm x 31"/78.5cm

For reference, this dress fits me nicely, with a bit of room to spare. I measure b: 35.5 (32D), w: 26.5, and usually wear a U.S. modern size 2/4.

(BDV SKU: 00431-015)

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