-- late 1940s tailored dress
-- warm orange-brown gabardine with beautiful drape
-- smart blouse style bodice with wide set shoulders and wing collar
-- 3/4 length sleeves finished in petite cuffs
-- button front closure from neck to waist
-- large faux tortoise shell buttons
-- fitted waist with hidden snaps
-- skirt falls straight from the waist to mid calf
-- inverted pleats down center front of skirt and mirrored in the back fan out for added dimension
-- finished with hip pockets that wrap around the waist and topped with eye catching pocket flaps
label: A Sterling Fashion
material: gabardine, plastic buttons
size: fits like a contemporary small, measurements below
______ m e a s u r e m e n t s
bust: 38" intended to fit blousy
waist: 26" / tight 27"
bodice: 15" from shoulder to waist
length: 46.5" from shoulder to hem
All measurements are taken while garment is laying flat and then doubled unless otherwise noted. Please allow yourself some "wiggle room" when determining fit.
______ c o n d i t i o n
Dress displays evidence of time and wear. There are a smattering of very faint pin head size spots across right chest (as pictured) and a series of more noticeable spots across the back shoulders (also photographed). Also of note is minor underarm fade and repair to pocket corners. The dress originally had attached shoulder pads of wool batting that did not survive and is missing its top button which is not noticeable with collar turned down.
Dress has been freshly cleaned and is structurally sound. Despite the afore mentioned wear dress presents beautifully! Feel free to contact me with any questions or for additional photos.
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