Late 50s St Michael day dress in a lovely sky blue colour with a lovely print of contrasting bands of small blue, yellow and green flowers and blue stripes with tiny black dots. Shirtwaister style with three small shank buttons to the chest and a hidded popper to keep the neckline in place. Short sleeves. Fitted waist with a matching belt to cinch you in. Full skirt which is sewn in neat pleats to the waistband, cleverly lining up the floral bands in the fabric print for great effect. Side metal zipper to fasten. Fabric feels like cotton.
Dress is pictured with a petticoat which is not included in the sale.
The dress is labeled a 16S for a 31" waist and 40" hips to fit "the Shorter Woman". In modern sizing fits approx like a Medium, and fit is slightly on the petite side. For your best fit please refer to the measurements.
Shoulder to waist: 15"
Shoulder seam to shoulder seam:
Sleeve from underarm to cuff:
(There is a 1.5"hem on this)
Very good condition. The covered belt buckle and belt loops are a little bit yellowed and discoloured. See photos.