Rare 1940s Cotton Knit Rainbow Dress Ensemble- New!
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As a guide we provide general sizing categories as well as actual bust waist and hips sizes. Our general sizing guide is as follows:
- Extra Small US size 2-4 AUS size 6-8 UK size 4-6
- Small US size 6-8 AUS size 10-12 UK size 8-10
- Medium US size 10-12 AUS size 14-16. UK size 12-14
- Large US size 14-16 AUS size 18-20 UK size 16-18
- Extra Large US size 18-20. AUS size 22-24 UK size 20-22
We take special care to ensure that our products are correctly described and measured, with any obvious faults noted in the description. Please understand that these items have had a previous life and consequently may have acquired some wear and tear over the years. Nevertheless, we strive to ensure our items are presented in good wearable condition, clean and with any noticeable fault highlighted. Whilst we take utmost care, mistakes can sometimes happen and we are prepared to provide repairs, exchanges or refunds, whatever we deem appropriate, provided the following conditions are met.....
1. We are notified via email that there is a problem with the item.
2. The notification is provided with 48 hours of receipt of goods.
3. The item is returned at the purchaser's expense - unless we accept responsibility for misrepresenting the item.
4. The item is received by Coutura Vintage within the agreed timeframe.
5. The item is returned in the same condition it was sent.
6. The repair and/or refund will be processed within the mutually agreed timeframe following the return of the item.
7. We do not accept responsibility if these conditions are not met.
Please note we do not accept returns based on items damaged in transit, or after wearing. Should you required additional information and measurements prior to making your decision, we will be most happy to assist. We will also place the item on hold whilst we get back to you with the information. This is a courtesy service and does not imply any obligation on your behalf to purchase.
Coutura Vintage provides a quick, safe and efficient delivery option, for both our Australian clients and for those residing overseas. We deliver to most overseas destinations, mainly using Australia Post.
We have shipped many items overseas over the years and whilst we pack carefully we also take care to ensure that the parcel is sent economically. In the main we use packages and envelopes available from Australia Post. All breakable items are carefully wrapped in bubble wrap and if required double-boxed.
Please be assured, that your item will arrive professionally packed and as promptly as we are able. All items are posted within 48 hours of purchase or earlier. For additional peace of mind you may wish to take our insurance on your package, if you want this option please contact us and we will be happy to discuss the additional cost involved.
Measurements taken flat and at rest. There should be enough stretch to accommodate another couple of inches
Short Sleeved Top
Bust: 32 inches + 81 cm
Waist: 22 inches + 56 cm
Length from Outside Shoulder: 21 Inches + 53 cm
Long Sleeved Top
Bust: 34 inches + 86 cm
Natural Waist: 26 inches + 66 cm
Length From Outside Shoulder: 22 inches + 56 cm
Length Of Sleeve: 18 inches + 46 cm
Waist: 26 inches + 66 cm
Hips: 36 + 91 cm
Length Skirt: 32 inches + 81 cm
Note: Measurements taken from outside, flat and stretched seam to seam. Please allow for fit and comfort.
* Rare to find three piece 1940s cotton knit ensemble
* Background is smokey blue in colour with large rainbow striped
* Stripes are in indigo blue, terracotta, lemon, purple and ecru
* Cotton is a nobbly knit
* Classic silhouette with cinched waist and undulating skirt
* Short sleeved, ribbed top with rounded neckline in matching blue,
* This top has decorative contrasting strips at intervals
* Long sleeved ribbed top has a v shape with rainbow stripes on the neckline
* A gold metallic Deco stripe also accents the top
* Skirt has a threaded through elastic band and two rows
I can't tell you how rare it is to find a three piece 1940s set, especially one as striking as this one. This gorgeous ensemble is in excellent condition for its age. No notable flaws that I can see, the elastic is a little relaxed but functions adequately. The cotton knit allows for some stretch so you can easily add another couple of inches to the measurements provided. Cleaned and ready to wear. Please drop us a line if your require additional information about this listing.
This item is within our selling stock. In the unlikely event that two buyers purchase this item concurrently, payment will be immediately refunded to the latter purchaser. We apologise in advance should this rare circumstance arise.
We make every effort to post your item within 1-3 days of payment. Should a circumstance arise where we are unable to post within this timeframe (eg we are away at a fair) we will contact you immediately. Please note that our postage charges are based on standard international and domestic air packages - all with tracking. If you want to upgrade to express postage or require insurance, please contact us prior to checkout and we will adjust the rates accordingly.
Yes we do offer flexible layby/layaway options and are open to negotiation as to the time period. Obviously, the more expensive the item the longer the time you will have to finalise payment. Contact us to see how accommodating we can be :)
If you are looking for something that you don't currently find in our shop - let us know we may be able to help you with a special listing!
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