Late 1950s Colourful Striped Cotton with Scrollwork Dress- New!

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$229.00 USD
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$229.00 USD
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Measurements

Size: Small 

Bust: 38 inches + 91 cm

Waist: 28 inches + 66 cm

Shoulder Edge  to Shoulder Edge: 19 inches + 34 cm

Hips: open

Bodice Length from Outside Shoulder: 15 inches + cm

Total Length from Outside Shoulder: 43 inches + 89 cm 

Hem Length : 1 inch + 41 cm

Zipper Length: 10 inches + 41 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

* Late 1950s cotton commercially made dress

* Fabric design featured horizontal stripes with abstract scroll print

* Colours are blue, white, green, yellow and brick red

* Classic silhouette with a fitted waist and wide skirt

* Bodice is sleeveless with a  square neckline and buttons to waist

* Buttons are plastic and in a sage green

* Fabric on bodice runs vertically, with an insert at centre front in a horizontal pattern

* Skirt has double box pleats and is very full

 * Side closed - in metal zipper

* Unlined, raw seams and hand-finished hem

* Unfortunately label is lost but size label remains, most likely British made

 

Condition 

Excellent. 

No notable flaws that I can see, it is in fabulous condition for its age. Belt loops but no belt, both belts in the photographs are for presentation purposes and not included 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.

 

Comment 

A beautiful, eye-catching dress. The print is lovely and so are the colours. I am pretty certain it has come from one of the better British fashion houses of the day.  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.