Size 8 1940s Sheer Pink Dress - Rustic Linen Weave - 40s 50s Short Sleeve Summer Frock - Fresh Authentic 30s - Irish Crochet Lace - Waist 27

$ 129.99

This exquisite artisan style 1940s dress is a beautiful casual with an earlier 1930s appeal. It's short sleeved and sheer with Irish crochet lace in a charming ruffle to the front buttons & rimming the sleeves. The fit is classic 40s with a trim bodice, darted to the waist, and a slim A-line skirt in four gores. Has serged interior seams and hand-finished facings.

7 to 8

Bust 37, Waist 27, Hip 36.5; Neck to Waist 16.5, Neck to Hem 43.25 Inches


' Sligh / JACKSONVILLE, FLA. ' at back neck

Sheer rose pink gauze, probably pure linen or a linen & cotton blend; antique ecru cotton lace

White polished shell buttons, neck to bust; side seam metal zipper


Condition Detail
Lovely, has belt loops but no belt, the hook/eye at left waist is a bit rusty, 2-3 tiny snags to the weave in the skirt that would be hard to notice, four penpoint holes at back neck (see seventh photo for a view of two of them), a tiny hint of beige along the lace at neckline, overall beautiful for its age

Washing Instructions
Cold hand wash, shape and dry until damp, press 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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