Late 1950s Blue & Green Plaid Cotton Sundress- New!
Size: Extra Small - Small
Bust: 33 - 34 inches + 84 - 86 cm
Under Bust: 30 inches + 76 cm
Waist: 25 inches + 63.5 cm
Bodice Length from Outside Shoulder: 14.5 inches + 37 cm
Total Length from Outside Shoulder: 38 inches + 97 cm
Hem Length: 6 inches + 15cm
Zipper Length: 14 inches + 36 cm
Note: Measurements taken from outside, flat and stretched seam to seam.
* Lovely late 1950s blue and green plaid woven boucle cotton sundress
* Classic silhouette with cinched waist and full skirt
* Sleeveless chemise bodice with flap around upper bodice with shoulder straps
* Large self fabric bow is threaded through a slit opening
* Very full knife pleated skirt
* Fully lined bodice in white cotton, raw seams with hand finished hem
* Low back with metal zipper
* Label reads Tabak of California
Tabak was one of the great California sportswear companies of the mid 20th century. During most of the 1950s and 1960s, the head designer at Tabak was Irene Saltern. Irene Saltern was the design name of Irene Stern Salinger. She designed for the movies in the 1930s and 1940s and in the 1950s she became head designer for California sportswear house: Tabak, She designed under her own name in 1955-57. She returned to Tabak and stayed with them until 1965. A cutting-edge designer, she is widely credited as a pioneer in the California sportswear/separates revolution in the 1950s. (courtesy of the Vintage Fashion Guild).
This beautiful sundress is in excellent condition for its age. No notable flaws that I can see. Cleaned and ready to wear. Please drop us a line if your require additional information about this listing.
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