Late 1950s Garden Theme Novelty Print Dress- New!
Bust: 36 inches + 91 cm
Under Bust: 33 inches + 84 cm
Waist: 28 inches + 71 cm (cinched tighter with belt)
Bodice Length from Outside Shoulder: 16 inches + 41 cm
Total Length from Outside Shoulder: 44 inches + 112 cm
Hem Length: none
Zipper Length: 14 inches + 38 cm
Seam Allowance: 0.5 inches + 2.5 cm (per side)
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.
* Gorgeous late 1950s white cotton background commercially made dress
* Fabric design features large straw sun hats, flowers & bees in purple, yellow & green
* Classic silhouette with cinched waist and full skirt
* Bodice with shelf bust, sweetheart neckline and wide shoulder straps
* Straps and neckline edged in purple rick rac braid
* Gathered skirt, not ultra full, featuring border print with self fabric half belt
* Patch pocket added to right front
* Unlined, raw seams, machined hem
* Back metal zipper
* Label missing, only size label remains
No notable flaws that I can see, unfaded and the fabric is crisp.
Dress may have been let down at one stage
What a beautiful novelty print dress, just perfect for Summer. There is something about this dress that, although simple in construction, really packs a punch when worn. Cleaned and ready to wear. Please drop us a line if you require additional information about this listing.
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