1950s Dark Pink Roses Sambo Fashions Dress - New!
Bust: 37 -38 inches + 94 - 96.5 cm
Under Bust: 34 inches + 86 cm
Waist: 28 - 29 inches + 71 - 74 cm
Bodice Length from Outside Shoulder: 16.5 inches + 41 cm
Total Length from Outside Shoulder: 42 inches + 107 cm
Hem Length: 2 inches + 5 cm
Zipper Length: 15 inches + 38 cm
Seam Allowance: 0.75 inches + 2 cm (per side)
Note: Measurements are taken from outside, flat and stretched from seam to seam. This is the maximum size allowable, so please consider individual fit and comfort.
* Lovely 1950s black background acetate blend commercially made dress
* Fabric design features two toned pink roses with green leaves & blue splashes
* Classic silhouette with cinched waist and full skirt
* Sleeveless bodice with deep oval neckline
* Full skirt, almost full circle, created by gored panels and seaming
* Unlined, finished seams, machined hem
* Side open metal zipper
* Label reads Sambo Fashions
Sambo Fashions was an English label established in the late 1940s by Samuel Sherman. In the 1950s Sambo became known for their floral shirtwaist dresses. They used high quality cottons, often from Marchington Cottons, much in the same vein as Horrockses. They also concentrated on vibrant printed Summer dresses, of which this is undoubtedly a wonderful example. In the 1960s they marketed under the DollyRockers label.
Condition is excellent. A truly flattering design with the most intricate panelled skirt to create volume without bulk. The fabric print is really lovely and vibrant. All in all, another wonderful dress by this quality label. Cleaned and ready to wear. Please drop us a line if your require additional information about this listing.
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