1950s Red and Pink Roses Cotton Sundress - New!
Size: Extra Small
Bust: 32 inches + 81 cm
Under Bust: 30 inches + 76 cm
Waist: 24 inches + 61 cm
Bodice Length from Outside Shoulder: 15 inches + 38 cm
Total Length from Outside Shoulder: 43 inches + 109 cm
Hem Length: 1. 5 inches + 4 cm
Zipper Length: 15 inches + 38 cm
Note: Measurements taken from outside, flat and stretched seam to seam.
* Striking 1950s quality crisp cotton sundress
* Fabric design features all over print of pink and magenta roses
* Classic silhouette with cinched waist and full skirt
* Sleeveless sweetheart neckline and cross-over bodice
* Bodice has magenta piping at seams, cross-over neckline and double straps
* Slight gathers at the edge of the bustline
* Very full box pleated skirt with piping tie at waistline
* Low back with metal zipper
* Bodice is fully lined in cotton with boning for structure, attached tulle petticoat
* Label reads Joan Miller Juniors
Joan Miller Juniors was a clothing line produced by the Rhea Manufacturing Company of Milwaukee. The Rhea Manufacturing company first made bloomers and aprons when they opened in 1918.
The Joan Miller clothing line began by 1940. Rhea also produced the juniors clothing lines Petti and June Bentley. The Bentley line was produced in the 1940s only. The Miller line continued until 1960. By 1965 Rhea had become the Glen Manufacturing Company. Glen continued to produce the Petti line. Liz Claiborne briefly worked for Rhea in the 1950s. (Courtesy of the Vintage Fashion Guild)
This dress is in excellent condition for its age. No flaws at all, in fact it looks hardly worn. Fabric is bright and crisp and tailoring impeccable. A special dress indeed!! Cleaned and ready to wear. Please drop us a line if your require additional information about this listing.
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