Red Floral 1950s Shirtwaist Dress


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SKU: 2020.110 Category: Tags: , , , , , ,

Pick yourself as a fresh field of flowers with this everyday red 1950s shirtwaist cotton dress.  Small peach coloured pearlescent buttons run neck to hem and panels of pin tucks either side of the bodice add detail. She has a small collar with short sleeves and a strong cuff. The silhouette is fifties classic, unlined, with gathered waist and circle skirt falling just below knees. Matching self fabric belt with faux leather ends and metallic gold coloured hardware.

Fits like modern size S

Measurements (lying flat):

Shoulder to shoulder 41cm

Underarm to underarm 51cm

Waist 37cm

Hips free

shoulder to hem 97cm

sleeve length 29cm

sleeve cuff width optional

Label: Gold remnants of label on belt. Only size label on dress reads “16”

Manufacture: Unknown

Provenance: Sourced from USA

Condition:  Excellent. Only wear is on belt, cracks to faux leather and marks on metal plating.




1950s, 1960s