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Vintage 1940s Black Rayon Crepe Long Sleeve Dress with Collar Detail, Small

Vintage 1940s Black Rayon Crepe Long Sleeve Dress with Collar Detail, Small

A beautiful example of 1940s fashion, this dress has several details we love from this era. It features a wide waist panel, with a triangular point to the side, topped with a button. The skirt has a top layer that's gathered to the edge of the triangular point and cascades down the left side. The neckline is flanked by contrasting panels on the shoulders, with a flat collar detail topped with two large black buttons. The shoulders are padded, giving them a very straight line, and the sleeves have darts at the elbows, tapering to the wrist.

COLOR: Black



CONDITION: Very good condition overall. There are a few stains on the elbow of the left sleeve.

✂--- Allow for some ease.

Bust: 34 in. (87 cm)
Waist: 27 in. (68.5 cm)
Hip: 38 in. (97 cm)
Shoulder to Shoulder: 15 in. (38 cm)
Sleeve Length: 23.5 in.
Nape of Neck to top of Waist Panel: 15 in. (38 cm)
Waist Panel Width: 4 in.
Bottom of Waist Panel to Hem: 29 in. (78 cm)
Length from nape of neck: 39 in. (99 cm)

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