Handmade 50s dress in a dark grey/near black cotton with lovely big pink carnations print. Drop waisted bodice with asymmetric cut - gathered panel and slightly off centred v-neck. Lower waist is finished with a peaked strap and large button. 3/4 sleeves. Full skirt falls freely from lower hip down. 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 Small. For your best fit please refer to the measurements.
Fit on model:
Chest: 37" (best fit smaller, suits me well as a 35" chest)
Dropped waist: 32"
Sleeve: 11.5" underarm to cuff
Shoulder to natural waist: 15-15.5"
Shoulder to dropped waist: 18.5"
(There is a very short bias band hem on this)
Good condition. Hem has been let down leaving a faint fade line, see photos. Some tiny scuffs and spots of wear to the cotton, but nothing too noticeable. Please see photos. Dress is handmade and most selvage edges internally has been handsewn, zipper and gather to the bodice also handsewn.