From the 1970, a warm-weather dress in the loveliest purple floral print on white.
- Linen fabric is cool and crisp.
- True surplice bodice with bust darts.
- Cap sleeves.
- Midi-length skirt is smooth through the hips with slight mermaid shape.
- On-seam pockets!
- Coordinating tubular belt with toggle closure.
- Union made in the U.S.A.
Labels: Shannon Rodgers for Jerry Silverman, 1974-'95 ILGWU
(in business from 1959-1978, Rodgers was a film costumier, and the collaborative label was known for simple, elegant designs). Their donation of clothes to Kent State helped create the university's renowned costume collection.
Fiber/Care: no tags, feels like linen but doesn't wrinkle too easily, so may be a rayon blend / dry-clean only
Condition: diffuse stain at skirt and subtle discoloration at top of shoulders, as shown. our dry-cleaner didn't remove it (and likely didn't try), but yours might do better. dress is priced accordingly.
*We've had this dress (and belt) professionally dry-cleaned and it's ready to wear.*
bodice length: 15.5"/39cm
bust: max 34"/86.25cm
hips (8" below waist seam): 39"/99cm
belt total length: 27"/68.5cm
☞ Our items are not newly manufactured "vintage style" pieces. They are true vintage, at least 30 years old. Please read condition report provided above. ☜
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