Vintage 1940s Robe Dressing Gown Silk Peignoir 40s Boudoir Hostess


Shipping to United States: $35.42

Absolutely gorgeous and pristine 1940s House Coat, Boudoir Robe, or Hostess Gown in Emerald Silk woven through with gold silk thread in a stunning vivid floral design.
Unworn and purchased in Paris in 1946.

Size Guide; 36” Bust

The neckline has a large shawl collar, the full bracelet sleeves are elaborately designed with a turn back at the cuff. The shoulders are square with dainty padding. The bodice is absolutely divine with the front being darted and slightly fitted and the back being blouson.
The collar, cuffs and pockets are finished with a satin rope trim
The skirt of the gown slips daintily over the hips, then its cut generously, voluptuous and very flowing.

There is a 3/4 length metal zip to the front, then there is a belt to be either tied or left loose.
Faux lip pockets at the hip.
Previously part of a private collection
The cut and style is stunning and the fabric is absolutely wonderful, the finish is hand sewn.

This is the most stunning item, perfect for any 40s or 50s themed weekend.

The measurements given have been taken seam to seam when the garment was laid flat and relaxed. Please compare the sizes given for an exact fit.

Measurements taken when the garment was drawn together

Above the bust line; 36”
Underarm to underarm; 38”
Waist; 30”
Hips; 38”-42”
Shoulder to hem; 55”
Sleeve; 21” the turn back is 3”
Across the shoulders; 17.5”

The item has been shown in natural light for clarity and is completely untouched digitally.

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Shipping from United Kingdom

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3-5 business days

Estimated shipping times

  • United Kingdom : 3 - 5 business days
  • United States : 3 - 10 business days
  • North America : 3 - 10 business days
  • Europe : 3 - 10 business days
  • Australia, New Zealand and Oceania : 5 - 10 business days
  • Asia Pacific : 3 - 10 business days

I'll do my best to meet these shipping estimates, but can't guarantee them. Actual delivery time will depend on the shipping method you choose.

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