Size 6 1940s Dress - Sheer Nylon Summer Frock - Late 40s Early 50s Short Sleeve - Navy Blue & White Fish Scales Novelty Print - Waist 26

$ 79.99

This sheer 1940s dress is a lovely find with a print of crescent shapes, like fish scales on see-through nylon. It's a short sleeved summer frock with a shirtwaist bodice, tucked front, tabbed glass buttons on the cuffs, and a Peter Pan collar. There are shirred lines at the front waist, hip pockets with curved flaps, and a flared skirt. Made in the late 40s to early 50s with the original self belt included.

Ladies' Size
6 to 7

Bust 37.5, Waist 26, Hip 39.5; Neck to Waist 15.75, Neck to Hem 44.25 Inches


" Hope Reed / CLASSIC " at back neck

Navy blue & white fish scales print sheer nylon organdy

Center front clear glass buttons, neck to hip, with hook/eye at waist


Condition Detail
Lovely and freshly washed, a few seams have been re-sewn invisibly, the right front shoulder has four 1/4-inch beige dots that are likely diluted rust, hard to notice when worn; the belt is just slightly beige as well; an occasional isolated pick/pull to the nylon, none of which are noticed when worn

Washing Instructions
Warm hand wash, shape and dry flat, steam if needed

Please note: All measurements (bust - waist - hip) are the maximum body measurements that will fit the item. These measurements already have ease subtracted and they are not actual fabric widths. To get actual fabric widths add two inches at the bust - one inch at the waist and two inches at the hip.

Size listed is a modern size. Any available vintage size is noted in the Label description. Please remember vintage sizes and modern sizes can vary a great deal.

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