1950s Pat Primo Pink Striped Dress

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SKU #1842


Size: Extra Small - Small

Bust:  34 inches + 86 cm 

Under Bust: 32 inches + 64 cm

Waist: 25 inches + 63.5 cm

Hips: Free

Bodice Length from Outside Shoulder: 16 inches + 41 cm

Total Length from Outside Shoulder:  43 inches + 109 cm 

Hem Length: 5 inches + 13 cm

Zipper Length: 15 inches + 38 cm

Note: Measurements taken from outside, flat and stretched seam to seam. Please allow for fit and comfort.



* Striking 1950s quality crisp cotton designer sundress

* Fabric design alternative strips of pink and white floral lace

* The pink strips have drawn thread work

* Classic silhouette with cinched waist and full skirt

* Sleeveless chemise bodice with cross over straps emanating from centre front

* Bodice is boned for support

* Contrasting strip down front of bodice and skirt as well

* Strip is decorated with self bows at intervals

* Very full knife pleated skirt

* Lined bodice in white cotton, raw seams with hand finished hem

* Low back with metal zipper

* Label reads Pat Premo

Pat Premo

Pat Premo was one of the handful of California designers that drove the west coast wing of the American sportswear initiative. She began her career making "little golf dresses" out of superior fabrics like Egyptian lawn cotton, with meticulous, intricate tailoring and dressmaker details. The Pat Premo label was started by Pat and her husband, Bill Schiminke in the 1940s. The label become known for its  unique fabrics and prints and for its well-fitting lines that were always beautifully finished. Of particular note, was her fondness for horizontal stripes which contrary to common wisdom she found highly flattering.. The company ceased production in the 1970s.



This dress is in excellent condition for its age.  In fact, it looks hardly worn. The only thing of note is that the label might need a few more stitches to secure firmly. The dress itself, is unfaded and the fabric is crisp..  Cleaned and ready to wear. Please drop us a line if your require additional information about this listing.


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