Small 40s Gabardine Dress - Petite Ladies Size 4 - Teen Size 16 - 1940s 50s Navy Blue Gab Sleeveless Dress with Roger Van S Belt - Bust 33

$ 75.00

Never worn deadstock gabardine dress! This sleeveless late 40s dress has a lean, youthful fit, probably a teen's sized dress or meant for a petite lady. Has a fitted bodice, trim waist seam and six-gore A-line skirt. This dress is deadstock with a $4.99 hangtag, and the included belt is deadstock as well. Belt is a preppie print Roger Van S design that dates a bit later than dress, never worn in a dappled batik style pattern with a leather oval faux buckle with a leather lining.

Ladies' Size
4 to 5 Petite

Girls' Size

Bust 33, Waist 27.5, Hip 39; Shoulder to Waist 15, Shoulder to Hem 39.5 Inches


Paper factory label has a vintage size 12X and union mark, belt is marked ' 28 Roger Van S 3515 ' to underside

Navy blue gabardine, either cotton or a cotton & rayon blend; belt is batik print cotton in black, grays, sage green and rust brown; rich brown leather and brass hardware; tan leather belt lining

Side seam metal zipper, short metal zipper at back neck


Condition Detail
Beautiful and unworn, the skirt has been re-seamed where a flaw once showed (and is now seamed out)

Washing Instructions
Dry clean

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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