-- early 1940s New York Creation dress institute labeled day dress
-- fine natural beige linen with bold red floral eyelet embroidery
-- classic fit and silhouette
-- blouse style bodice with collar and dainty split cuff sleeves
-- eyelet yoke across the back shoulders gathering the blouse fullness
-- inset waistline creates a belted appearance
-- button front form neck to hem with abalone buttons carved in a floral shape
-- skirt has a gored construction for a subtle flare with plenty of movement
-- skirt is finished with two vertical welt pockets hidden in the seams and topped with embroidered flaps.
label: Original Design, New York Creation Dress Institute
material: soft linen, cotton embroidery, abalone buttons
size: fits like a contemporary small to medium, please refer to measurements below
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shoulders: 14" seam to seam
bodice: 16" from shoulder top to waist
length: 40.5" from shoulder top 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.
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Top notch! Dress has been freshly hand washed and is ready to wear. There are two small holes that I've repaired by hand, one on the bodice and another on the sleeve, as pictured. No other issues of note.
But please contact me if you have any problems with your order.