• Vintage 1950s Pink Rose Cotton Dress- New!
  • Vintage 1950s Pink Rose Cotton Dress- New!
  • Vintage 1950s Pink Rose Cotton Dress- New!
  • Vintage 1950s Pink Rose Cotton Dress- New!
  • Vintage 1950s Pink Rose Cotton Dress- New!
  • Vintage 1950s Pink Rose Cotton Dress- New!
  • Vintage 1950s Pink Rose Cotton Dress- New!

Vintage 1950s Pink Rose Cotton Dress- New!

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Measurements

Size: Small

Bust: 34 - 35 inches + 86 - 91 cm

Waist: 26 inches + 66 cm

Hips: Open

Bodice Length from Outside Shoulder: 15 inches + 38 cm

Total Length from Outside Shoulder: 43 inches + 109 cm 

Zipper Length: 11 inches + 28 cm

Hem Length: none

Seam Allowance: 1 inch + 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.

 

Description

* Lovely late 1950s to early 1960s cotton dress

* Fabric design features pink full-blown roses and green leaves

* These are placed in horizontal strips 

* Classic silhouette with a fitted waist and full skirt

* Sleeveless bodice with a square neckline and darts from waist to under bust

* Full knife-pleated skirt with two insert pockets

* Metal closed-in metal zipper at back

 * Unlined, raw seams with machined hem

* Unlabelled

 

Condition 

Excellent. 

No notable flaws that I can see. The dress had two crease marks at the hemline where it was obviously let down. I have managed to mostly eliminate these, I'm sure they will disappear completely with subsequent washes.

There is a seam along the center back and I suggest that the zipper be replaced with a longer one that opens at the neckline to assist with getting in and out of the dress. There is a tear to this seam that does not affect wearability but just can't be let out from there. However, there is plenty of room to let out at each side seam - one inch per side.

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.

 

Comment 

This dress is all about the gorgeous vibrant pink full-blown roses that adorn the fabric. The simple cut enhances their beauty.  Please drop us a line if you require additional information about this listing.

 

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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 :)

Alterations
Obviously, as these are one- off pieces, the fit may not be quite what you need. To this end, we also offer an alteration service by professional seamstresses. Please shoot us an email outlining what you want and we will quickly respond with a quote and timeframe. Costs are kept to a minimum for this service.

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Photography
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