Early 1950s Plum Summer Dress


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Pretty in plum summer dress, early 1950s with broderie anglaise waistband and cuffs. This dress has been delicately made with pinked seams and gathers around the waistband. A drawstring is threaded through the eyelet cut outs and original metal and glass buttons run the length of the dress front. Extra hook and eye closures at the waistband and a collarless notched neckline. 5cm of extra hem.

Fits like modern size XS

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

Measurements (lying flat):

Shoulder to shoulder 40.5cm

Underarm to underarm 48cm

Waist 34cm

Hips 48cm

shoulder to hem 113cm

sleeve length 14cm

Provenance: Sourced from USA

Condition: Very good, multiple small flaws and darns, colour intensity is slightly faded but overall beautiful on. Missing the very bottom button. Main small flaws are from a tiny darn from a brooch on left chest, tiny darn left shoulder, neatly repaired tear at back of skirt.


Pink, Red