Size 8 1940s Dress - Khaki Tan Gabardine - WWII 30s 40s Work Wear with Cord Pockets & Wood Buttons - George Hess - Rosie Style - Bust 38.5

$ 129.99

A beautiful 1940s gabardine dress with terrific vintage details! This short sleeved 40s dress has a blunt point lapel, short cuffed sleeves and a right hip pocket corded with beautiful paisley pattern soutache. The buttons are wonderful smooth wood in a natural finish, with subtle "seams" that make them look like baseballs. Late 30s to early 40s. The belt is included and is nice quality leather, but it is later (made in the 1990s).

Ladies' Size
8 to 9

Bust 38.5, Waist 28, Hip 38; Shoulder to Shoulder 15.75, Neck to Waist 16.75, Neck to Hem 44.5 Inches


" George Hess / ORIGINAL " at back neck

Khaki tan cotton gabardine, mocha brown wrapped cord soutache, brown leather belt, wooden buttons

Wooden buttons, neck to mid-bodice; hook/eye at waist; shell buttons & hidden placket at skirt


Condition Detail
Very wearable, the color is evenly khaki, but under the sleeve cuff it's a more pinkish hue, the tops of the shoulders and neckline crease have mild beige toning, the belt is nice leather but not original, the lower left front skirt has two brown 1/4-inch dots that could be hidden if hemmed 6.5 inches shorter

Washing Instructions
Dry clean; or cold hand wash (omitting belt and buttons), shape and dry until damp, press inside out on medium-high setting

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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