1950s Cape Collar Day Dress


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SKU: 2020.102 Category:

A gorgeous lightweight brown printed cotton day dress with a classic 1950s fit and flare shape. A large cape collar is offset by a big white bow, which you can wear tucked under or over keeps it sweet and formal. A double hook and eye at the neck rolls into a metal zip at back which dives past the waistline. Knee-length, pinked seams, unlined with a fully pleated waistline, this dress is the tawny, fawny nest of Autumn!  5cm rolled hem line if you would like to adjust the length.

Fits like modern size S

Model Georgia is a size Small (S) with 92cm chest, 76cm waist, 97cm hip

Measurements (lying flat):

Shoulder to shoulder 37.5cm

Underarm to underarm 46.5cm

Waist 31.5cm

Hips Free

shoulder to hem 103cm

Sleeve length 13.5cm

Label: Brand Label – Glass Original New York. Union Label – International Ladies Garment Workers Union, 25111

Provenance: Sourced from USA

Condition: Very good. Underside of bow has been patched, zipper is missing a couple of teeth but still runs smoothly . 2cm edge repair along collar edge. A couple of white marks on skirt front – see photos.