Late 1950s Deadstock Striped Cotton Dress with Indigo Blue Roses - New!

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$390.00 AUD
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Size: Small

Bust: 34 - 35 inches + 86 -89 cm

Waist: 27 inches + 69 cm

Hips: 34 inches + 86 cm  (3 inches down from natural waist)

Bodice Length from Outside Shoulder: 15 inches + 38 cm

Total Length from Outside Shoulder: 40.5 inches + 103 cm 

Hem Length: 1.5 inches + 41 cm

Seams: 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.



* Late 1950s crisp unworn while cotton day dress, likely a sales sample

* Fabric design featured light blue and white horizontal stripes superimposed in places with large indigo blue roses with green leaves.

* Classic silhouette with a fitted waist and full skirt

* Bodice is sleeveless with a  turnover collar and buttons through to bust

* Contrasting self-fabric insert under the bust that attaches to skirt at hip level

* Blue plastic buttons with rhinestone inserts 

* Skirt is boxed pleated and very full

 * Back closed - in metal zipper

* Unlined, raw seams and hand finished hem

* Unlabelled but looks commercially made




No flaws that I can see. It is unworn and retains its original crispness, brightness, and sheen. This dress was part of a collection of a supplier's inventory items that had been in storage for many years.

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.



A beautiful dress in stunning condition. The colours are so vibrant and the design is typical of this period's preference for dropped waisted silhouettes - providing all the fullness required but retaining a slimline waist and hip area.  Please drop us a line if you require additional information about this listing.


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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.

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.

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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 :)

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.

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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.