Vintage 1940s Home Style belted Tea Dress. Stunning full and deep rouching to the front bodice and the huge puffed and cuffed sleeves, which have an added stiffened linen net for shape. There is a 4” ruffle to the bottom of the gowns skirt.
The design of the dress is still bang on trend, a vintage style which will never date, it would make a stunning addition to any collection. The gown has been professionally cleaned and is ready to wear, although it should be noted that there is foxing to the fabric and loose threads on the Bodice.
Please note that the zip is on the right hand side, replaced approximately 1980.
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.
Vintage size; 16 - UK size 12
Above the bust line; 34”
Underarm to underarm; 37”
Shoulder to hem; 56”
Waist to hem; 42”
The item has been shown in natural light for clarity and is completely untouched digitally. Kindly note, that all my items are from private heirloom and private fashion collections, and museums, or purchased direct from estates, and never from auctions or fabric reclamation centres, and I personally chose and purchase each and every item, to be able to vouch for their provenance, origins and respected quality.
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