Early 1960s Green and Gold Stripe Cotton Dress - New!

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$223.00 USD
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Measurements

Size: Small

Bust: 36 inches + 91 cm

Waist: 27 inches + 69 cm

Hips: open

Bodice Length from Outside Shoulder: 15 inches + 38 cm

Total Length from Outside Shoulder:  39 inches + 99 cm 

Hem Length: 2 inches + 5 cm

Zipper Length: 17 inches + 43 cm

Seam Allowance: none

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.

 

Description

* Beautiful early 1960s off white background cotton, commercially made dress

* Fabric design features stripes in sage green, gold and yellow

* Classic silhouette with a defined waist and full skirt

* Bodice with cap sleeves and a scooped out neckline

* Dress has fan-shaped darting below the bust

* Skirt is very full with fixed pleated seams that open out around hip area

* Matching self-belt that buckles at the rear with bow at the front

* Back early plastic zipper for closure

* Unlined, a mixture of open and serged seams, hand-sewn hem

* Label reads Continentals - Made in England

 

Condition 

Very Good+

No notable flaws that I can see - a couple of pin dot sized marks in the skirt - really not noticeable, a couple of the darts below the waist have unravelled a couple of stitches - again minor (you can re-stitch if it bothers you). This dress presents beautifully with just the tiniest hint of general wear.

Please note that these are vintage items that have been used and loved over the years, As such, they may display slight evidence of their age. Any notable flaws above and beyond this will be highlighted here.

 

Comment 

The construction of this dress is amazing! The fan-shaped bodice and the partially stitched pleats create a wonderful visual effect.  A true beauty! Please drop us a line if you require additional information about this listing.

 

Shop Policies

COVID-19

Unfortunately, the pandemic has resulted in a backlog of parcels worldwide. Our local Postal Service continues to operate at increased capacity and assures us that packages will arrive at their destination, albeit with a noticeably longer timeframe.

We now offer an alternate express delivery service via DHL for those of you who want your packages more expediently. This option is currently delivering packages within a seven-day timeframe from pick-up.

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.


Postage
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.

LayBys/Layaways
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 :)

Alterations
Obviously, as these are one- off pieces, the fit may not be quite what you need. To this end, we also offer an alteration service by professional seamstresses. Please shoot us an email outlining what you want and we will quickly respond with a quote and timeframe. Costs are kept to a minimum for this service.

Special Orders
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!

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.