Vintage Late 1950s British Cotton Designer Dress with Pink Roses - New!
Bust: 36 inches + 91 cm
Waist: 26 inches + 66 cm
Shoulder Edge to Shoulder Edge: 16 inches + 41 cm
Bodice Length from Outside Shoulder: 15 inches + 38 cm
Total Length from Outside Shoulder: 41 inches + 104 cm
Hem Length : none
Zipper Length: 15 inches + 38 cm
Seam Allowance: .5 inches + 1.25 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.
* Late 1950s soft white cotton commercially made dress
* Fabric design features muted pink roses with grey leaves and a splash of mint green
* Classic silhouette with a fitted waist and full skirt
* Bodice is sleeveless with a wide oval neckline
* Contrasting pink cotton cummerbund at the waist that can be tied in different ways
* Skirt is gathered at the waist and is very full
* Side open metal zipper
* Unlined, serged seams and machined hem
* Label reads Victor Josselyn
Victor Josselyn is a British label that produced quality garments that rivaled Horrockses. All of the Victor Josselyn dresses I have seen feature gorgeous fabrics, mostly cotton, along with wonderful prints. The cut and finishing of the garments also reflect high production values. The Victor Josselyn label is keenly sought out by collectors because of these attributes. This dress is no exception..
No notable flaws that I can see, it is in great condition for its age. A couple of stitches have unraveled under the right armpit, easily fixed. I think the dress was shortened at some stage and the hem was machined. Nevertheless, it still is a reasonable length.
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.
Lovely painterly roses on this dress and love the cummerbund waist. Please drop us a line if you require additional information about this listing.
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