Size 8 1930s Dress - Sheer 30s Rayon Print - Turquoise & Purple Floral Garlands - Authentic Vintage Short Sleeve Summer Frock - Bust 34.5

$ 89.99

Lovely 1930s dress in sheer rayon with pretty floral garlands & a gossamer ivory stripe! This charming 30s frock has short sleeves with pleats at the shoulder and tucks at the hem, and epaulet style shoulder seams with a blousy effect to the arched-waist bodice. Has a high bateau neckline and a six-gore skirt in slim A-line silhouette.

Ladies' Size
7 to 8

Bust 34.5, Waist 27, Hip 37; Shoulder to Raised Waist Seam 12.5, Shoulder to Natural Waist approx 15, Shoulder to Hem 39 Inches


None, exquisitely made with beautiful hand-finishing and meticulous hand-sewn loop closures

Pearl gray rayon voile in sheer and satin-like vertical stripes, with feminine floral garlands in turquoise blue, navy blue, magenta, jade green, and black

Side seam snaps at torso, center back pearly white polished shell buttons & hand-wrought loops at neck


Condition Detail
Looks very acceptable for its age, has noticeable light brown perspiration under the arms located in areas reaching about 2-3 inches away from the seams, would be obscured when worn, the top of right shoulder has 8-10 small holes (1/8 inch or less) and several smaller speck-like holes at both sleeves and far left front bodice (one here is a 1/4-inch slit), a faint hint of beige toning at neckline edges, hem has been turned up once and could be let down 2 1/2 inches

Washing Instructions
Dry clean in a net bag, preferably by a dry cleaner experienced with vintage clothing

*bust, waist & hip measurements are the maximum inches that will fit the item (and not actual fabric widths), so your body measurements should match these or be slightly smaller
*to get actual fabric widths, add two inches at the bust, one inch at the waist, and two inches at the hip
*size we list is a modern size equivalent, any size listed on label is a vintage size (which can be very different than a modern size)

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