Glorious 1950s Blue Rose Print Cotton Dress - New!
Bust: 34 - 36 inches + 86 - 91 cm
Waist: 26 inches + 66 cm
Shoulder Edge to Shoulder Edge: 15 inches + 38 cm
Bodice Length from Outside Shoulder: 15.5 inches + 39.5 cm
Total Length from Outside Shoulder: 47 inches + 119 cm
Hem Length : None
Zipper Length: 16 inches + 41 cm
Seam Allowance: 1.5 inches + 4 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.
* Vintage 1950s crisp cotton commercially made day dress
* Fabric design features alternating rows of turquoise blue roses with green leaves and lilac morning glories
* Classic silhouette with a fitted waist and wide skirt
* Bodice is sleeveless with a deep oval neckline
* Contrasting blue piping around the neckline
* Skirt is boxed pleated and very full
* Low back with metal zipper
* Unlined with pinked seams
* Label reads Kenneth Tischler
I haven't been able to gather much information about this label, although I found out it was carried by Bonwit-Teller, so I think it was at least a middle priced label, if not even pricier. The company was based in New York City and was in operation since the early 1940s. Kenneth Tischler dresses also featured in quality fashion magazines of the period, as well as newspaper ads. All the dresses I have seen and owned from this label testify to their quality. (I have included one here from Bonwit Teller).
Excellent vintage condition.
No notable flaws that I can see, it is in fabulous condition for its age. It looks hardly worn. The hem has been let down completely on this dress and can be re-hemmed to the buyer's requirements. The ribbon tie is for presentation purposes only and not in this sale.
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.
Beautiful and virtually pristine dress, the print and fabric quality are superb. Please drop us a line if you require additional information about this listing.
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