1940s Muted Blue and Purple Floral Rayon Jersey Dress - New!
Please note the dress has some stretch due to the fabric. So can accommodate a slightly larger fit
Bust: 36 inches + 91 cm
Waist: 28 inches + 71 cm
Shoulder Edge to Shoulder Edge: 16 inches + 41 cm
Hips: 40 Inches + 102 cm
Bodice Length from Outside Shoulder: 16 inches + 41 cm
Total Length from Outside Shoulder: 44 inches + 112 cm
Hem Length : 1 inches + 2.5 cm
Zipper Length: 10 inches + 25.5 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.
* 1940s rayon jersey commercially made dress
* Fabric design features a muted floral design in blues, purples and white
* Classic silhouette with a fitted waist and straight skirt
* Bodice features V-shaped neckline with ¾ length sleeves
* Central front panel to hips from which emanate horizontal pintucks
* Self fabric bow under panel with a gathered central flounce
* Half belt that secures at back
*Original zipper has been replaced with more modern zipper at some point
* Partially lined with hand finished hem
* Label reads Jeannie Brand Jersey
Jeannie BrandI have been able to source much information about this label other than it originated in Great Britain. I have seen several dresses from the 1940s bearing this label, with one being identical to this dress, albeit in a different colourway. Fewer outfits have popped up from the 1950s and 1960s - which leads me to believe the label's heyday was during that earlier period.
No notable flaws that I can see, other than the replaced zipper which is not actually a flaw but notable nevertheless and a tiny bit of discolouration to a couple of areas in the white background but really hardly noticeable within the overall pattern.
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.
Stunning 1940s dress with some fabulous design features. Comfortable to wear too. Please drop us a line if you require additional information about this listing.
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