Lovely 1950s Mint Green Cotton Embroidered Dress- New!

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SKU #1842

Measurements

Size: Extra Small 

Bust:  32 - 34 inches + - 81 - 86 cm 

Under Bust: 30 inches + 76 cm

Waist: 24 inches + 61 cm

Hips: Free

Bodice Length from Outside Shoulder: 14 inches + 36 cm

Total Length from Outside Shoulder:  39 inches + 99 cm 

Hem Length: 3 inches + 8 cm

Zipper Length: 14.5 inches + 37 cm

Note: Measurements taken from outside, flat and stretched seam to seam. 

 

Description

* Striking 1950s mint green background cotton designer dress

* Fabric design features embroidered flowers and leaves in a sage green colour

* Classic silhouette with cinched waist and full skirt

* Cap sleeved bodice with wide v neckline

* Bodice has centre front seam and vertical darts

* Very full tightly gathered skirt with inverted pleat at front and embroidered panels 

* Unlined, pinked seams with hand finished hem

* Low back with metal zipper

* Label reads Anne Fogarty

Anne Fogarty

Anne Fogarty (1919-1980) started her design career in 1948 working for Youth Guild. In 1950, she went to work for Margot, Inc. Her dresses commonly had fitted bodices and full skirts with crinolines, but after 1956, her look narrowed somewhat, with longer, straighter skirts. Fogarty began doing designs exclusively for Saks Fifth Avenue in 1957.

 

Condition 

This dress is in excellent condition for its age.  No notable flaws that I can see, apart from a tiny repair in the inside facing, a couple of broken embroidery stitches and removed belt loops. All easily fixed. Cleaned and ready to wear. Please drop us a line if your require additional information about this listing.

 

Shop Policies

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.


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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 :)

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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.