Rare 1940s Cotton Knit Rainbow Dress Ensemble- New!

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SKU #1403


Size: Small

Measurements taken flat and at rest. There should be enough stretch to accommodate another couple of inches

Short Sleeved Top

Bust:  32 inches + 81 cm 

Waist: 22 inches + 56 cm

Length from Outside Shoulder: 21 Inches + 53 cm

Long Sleeved Top

Bust:  34 inches + 86 cm 

Natural Waist: 26 inches + 66 cm

Length From Outside Shoulder: 22 inches + 56 cm

Length Of Sleeve: 18 inches + 46 cm


Waist: 26 inches + 66 cm

Hips: 36 + 91 cm

Length Skirt:  32 inches + 81 cm 

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



* Rare to find three piece 1940s cotton knit ensemble

* Background is smokey blue in colour with large rainbow striped

* Stripes are in indigo blue, terracotta, lemon, purple and ecru

* Cotton is a nobbly knit

* Classic silhouette with cinched waist and undulating skirt

* Short sleeved, ribbed top with rounded neckline in matching blue, 

* This top has decorative contrasting strips at intervals

* Long sleeved ribbed top has a v shape with rainbow stripes on the neckline

* A gold metallic Deco stripe also accents the top

* Skirt has a threaded through elastic band and two rows



I can't tell you how rare it is to find a three piece 1940s set, especially one as striking as this one. This gorgeous ensemble is in excellent condition for its age. No notable flaws that I can see, the elastic is a little relaxed but functions adequately. The cotton knit allows for some stretch so you can easily add another couple of inches to the measurements provided. Cleaned and ready to wear. Please drop us a line if your require additional information about this listing.


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