Delicate early 50s summer dress in white with a striking patchwork design of diamond panels in cream cut out broderie anglaise. Fitted bodice with a wide rounded neck and and short sleeve. Wide slightly see through broderie anglaise cotton panel to the bust which is cut in a deep zigzag over the underbust - so simple but so so striking! Waistline nips in and the skirt is full. Side metal zipper to fasten. No labels.
Dress is pictured with a petticoat which is not included in the sale.SIZE
The dress is not labeled with a size but fits approx like a XS. For your best fit please refer to the measurements.
Fit on model: fits as shown, but a very tight fit, best fit someone smaller.
Chest: 35" (but would best fit 32-34")
Upper hip: 40"
Shoulder to waist: 14.5"
(There is a very short hem on this)
-Some very small signs of wear to the patchwork corners in places. Some slight straining to the corners of the underarm gussets. Some small areas of wear and scuffing to the fabric around the waist.
-Very faint yellowing to the inside of neckline.
-I think this has been rehemmed.
All in all not too noticeable when worn, please see photos. Presents very nicely.