• 1950s Vicki Vaughn Pique Cotton Floral Border Dress - New!
  • 1950s Vicki Vaughn Pique Cotton Floral Border Dress - New!
  • 1950s Vicki Vaughn Pique Cotton Floral Border Dress - New!
  • 1950s Vicki Vaughn Pique Cotton Floral Border Dress - New!
  • 1950s Vicki Vaughn Pique Cotton Floral Border Dress - New!
  • 1950s Vicki Vaughn Pique Cotton Floral Border Dress - New!
  • 1950s Vicki Vaughn Pique Cotton Floral Border Dress - New!

1950s Vicki Vaughn Pique Cotton Floral Border Dress - New!

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Measurements

Size: Small

Bust:  35 inches + 89 cm 

Waist: 25 inches + 63.5 cm

Hips: Free

Bodice Length: 15 inches + 38 cm

Total Length:  42 inches + 107 cm 

Hem Length: None

Zipper Length: 15 inches + 38 cm

Note: All measurements taken flat and stretched seam to seam

 

Description

* Striking 1950s quality ivory pique cotton dress 

* Fabric design features turquoise border and black and white flowers

* Classic silhouette with cinched waist and full skirt

* Sleeveless bodice with wide square neckline

* Corset waist with eyelets and black threaded cotton ties

* Very full skirt with large floral border design

* Lined bodice, raw seams and hand finished tacked hem

* Low back with metal zipper 

* Label reads Vicki Vaughn

Vicki Vaughn

Vicky Vaughn was the junior division of R & M Kaufmann, Inc in Aurora, Illinois.  The Kaufman brothers began making ladies dresses in the 1920s. They built their business by producing high quality but moderately priced dresses and sleepwear.  The company was able to keep prices low by mass producing garments in their own factories.  In fact, their motto was "Only the LOOK is expensive."  Sales grew steadily through the use of full page advertisements in Seventeen, Mademoiselle and Charm magazines as well as the use of live television commercials on shows such as "Beat the Clock."  The Kaufmann's also produced the Toni Todd line for misses sizes.  The company was sold to Russ Togs in 1969.

 

Condition 

This eye-catching dress is in excellent condition for its age.  No notable flaws that I can see, apart from a tiny colour variation on the turquoise border - hardly noticeable. The hem appears to have been let down but no line is seen. Absolutely nothing to detract from the presentation or wearability of this beauty. Cleaned and ready to wear. Please drop us a line if your require additional information about this listing.

 

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Availability
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.


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LayBys/Layaways
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Photography
Our photos are taken with a mix of studio and ambient lighting. Whilst we take care with the colour balance of our photos, individual computer monitors register colours differently depending on their calibration. If you want the exact colour shade drop us a line and we will give you the Universal Pantone colours that match the item.