Crisp white 50s cotton dress with a tiny polka dot print in black and decorative purple patterned bands to accentuate hem, cuffs and front of dress. Dress has a wide overlapping v-neck and 3/4 sleeves with tie cuffs. Bust is very intricately constructed with a horizontal seam with small gathers which continues into sleeve/underarm. Waist is fitted and has a attached self belt to fasten to the back. Dropped waistband with a the full skirt sewn in tiny gathers. Nice vertical striped panelling to the front of the dress from the underbust down to the hem. Back metal zipper to fasten. No labels.
Dress is pictured with a petticoat which is not included in the sale.
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: as shown
Chest: approx 34"
Dropped waist: 31.5"
Shoulder to underbust: 9"
Shoulder to natural waist: approx 15.5"
Shoulder to dropped waist: 18"
Sleeve from underarm to cuff: 11.5"
(There is a short hem on this)
-Hard to say but looks like there has been some alteration to the hem, though this is not in any way visible when worn. Hem is handsewn.
-Some tiny reinforcements to the corners of the underarm gussets at the back.
-Slight rust to the belt buckle.