• Vintage 1950s Mr Mort Designer Cotton Dress - New!
  • Vintage 1950s Mr Mort Designer Cotton Dress - New!
  • Vintage 1950s Mr Mort Designer Cotton Dress - New!
  • Vintage 1950s Mr Mort Designer Cotton Dress - New!
  • Vintage 1950s Mr Mort Designer Cotton Dress - New!
  • Vintage 1950s Mr Mort Designer Cotton Dress - New!
  • Vintage 1950s Mr Mort Designer Cotton Dress - New!

Vintage 1950s Mr Mort Designer Cotton Dress - New!

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Measurements

Size: Small

Bust:  33 - 34  inches + 84 - 86 cm 

Waist: 25 inches + 63.5 cm

Hips: Free

Bodice Length: 16 inches + 41 cm

Total Length:  43.5 inches + 110 cm 

Hem Length: 3 inches + 7.5 cm

Zipper Length: 16 inches + 40.5 cm

 

Description

* Gorgeous 1950s medium weight quality cotton dress

* Features batik design in brown, beige, black, blue and red

* Classic silhouette with cinched waist and full skirt

* Cap sleeves with square neckline with cream border

* Wide corset belt with cream threaded cord to cinch

* Full skirt with cream border giving tiered effect

* Unlined, raw seams and hand finished hem

* Back has low back with metal zipper

* Label reads Mr Mort by Betty Carol

Mr Mort

Mr. Mort was founded in 1952 by Mortimer Goldman. The ready-to-wear company was based on 7th Avenue, New York and produced mid-priced but very fashionable dresses. Stan Herman, who had worked as a designer at various other clothing companies, was appointed the head designer at Mr. Mort in 1959. Herman’s designs were at the cutting edge of fashion - he was one of the first to show dresses over pants. During his career, Herman won three Coty Fashion Awards and was also awarded the Geoffrey Beane Lifetime Achievement Award by the Council of Fashion Designers of America. Mr Mort ceased production in the early 1980s. All of the Mr Mort dresses I have owned have been very striking in their design and utilised high quality heavy cotton material. Of which, this is an excellent example.

  

Condition 

This dress is in excellent condition for its age, with no faults that I can see. The Mr Mort label is very collectable, and always features well made and eye-catching designs. The corset belt is optional. Cleaned and ready to wear. Please drop us a line if your require additional information about this listing.

 

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Availability
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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.