1950s Anne Fogarty Embroidered Dress

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SKU #1842


Size: Extra Small 

Bust:  32 - 34 inches + - 81 - 86 cm 

Under Bust: 30 inches + 76 cm

Waist: 24 inches + 61 cm

Hips: Free

Bodice Length from Outside Shoulder: 14 inches + 36 cm

Total Length from Outside Shoulder:  39 inches + 99 cm 

Hem Length: 3 inches + 8 cm

Zipper Length: 14.5 inches + 37 cm

Note: Measurements taken from outside, flat and stretched seam to seam. 



* Striking 1950s mint green background cotton designer dress

* Fabric design features embroidered flowers and leaves in a sage green colour

* Classic silhouette with cinched waist and full skirt

* Cap sleeved bodice with wide v neckline

* Bodice has centre front seam and vertical darts

* Very full tightly gathered skirt with inverted pleat at front and embroidered panels 

* Unlined, pinked seams with hand finished hem

* Low back with metal zipper

* Label reads Anne Fogarty

Anne Fogarty

Anne Fogarty (1919-1980) started her design career in 1948 working for Youth Guild. In 1950, she went to work for Margot, Inc. Her dresses commonly had fitted bodices and full skirts with crinolines, but after 1956, her look narrowed somewhat, with longer, straighter skirts. Fogarty began doing designs exclusively for Saks Fifth Avenue in 1957.



This dress is in excellent condition for its age.  No notable flaws that I can see, apart from a tiny repair in the inside facing, a couple of broken embroidery stitches and  broken belt loop. All easily fixed. Cleaned and ready to wear. Please drop us a line if your require additional information about this listing.


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