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Early 1950s Plaid Cotton Bohemian Dress.

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Wonderful vintage day dress, circa late 1940s/early 1950s, by Natalie Inc. of Washington DC. Charming midcentury beatnik/bohemian style, classic and feminine. Comfortable cotton in a crisp apple green and navy bold plaid print. Dress has a wide, flattering, scooped neckline in front and back, and a dolman-cut bodice with small fitted balloon sleeves. Nipped, banded waistline. Skirt has light pleating along the waist for a slightly full silhouette (the best kind, so much better for the figure than a full circle). One hidden hip pocket for the right hand. Bold navy stripes at the hem. Dress fastens up the back with plastic buttons. A high-quality, special frock.

Measurements, taken lying flat and doubled where appropriate, are approximately:

Bust: about 34-36" (slightly flexible due to the dolman cut; meant to be a bit blousy)
Waist: 25"
Hip: full
Sleeve cuff circumference (fitted here, so pls. check your upper arm measurement): 11"
Dress length: 42.5"

The dress is in good condition for its age. It apparently was a favorite of its previous owner's, but she took loving care of it and it shows; the piece is crisp and clean and looks great overall. There is a small, well-darned place behind one of the buttons on the bodice, and a patch on one side of the skirt that is so expertly done it is nearly indiscernible. The sleeves have been professionally let out about 1/2", so the original seams are visible under the arms (see photo of underside of sleeve), and two of the buttons are well-matched replacements. The dress is clean and ready to wear. International customers, please contact me for a shipping quote.

Early 1950s Plaid Cotton Bohemian Dress.


  • Vintage item from the 1940s
  • Materials: cotton, plastic buttons
  • Only ships within United States.
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