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Dramatic vintage art deco 1940s 40s dress.

✧ by Wardrobe Pet (might not be the original label)
✧ pitch black sheer fabric
✧ large asymetrical bow across neckline
✧ small keyhole at the nape of the neck with a covered button
✧ fully gored skirt for shape + swing
✧ gentle gathers at waistline
✧ ruching at ends of sleeves
✧ tiny light shoulder pads for shape
✧ fastens up the side with a covered metal zipper
✧ please note: slip is not included

What a remarkable dress this is! Dark, dramatic, and yet so easy to wear, this art deco wonder will have you feeling like a silver screen goddess every time you slip it on! It will look wonderful worn with flats for day, or with a pair of your very highest mary janes and a dab of your very reddest rouge for evening. Perfect for brunch with your beau, for trips to used bookstores, for fantastical fêtes, or for any other especially special or precious event. A dreamy dress for a dreamy girl -- and in a very rare size to boot!

This beautiful dress was made over 70 years ago and is in phenomenal condition -- it is truly a treasure and very rare!!

please note: this dress was clipped to our dress form to show proper fit, but it will look ever so much more lovely on a woman it really fits. also note that the slip is not included.

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♥ details + measurements

Best fits: 2x
Label: Wardrobe Pet (might not be the original label)
Fabric: sheer
Shoulders: 16 ½ in.
Bust: up to 43 - 46 in.
Waist: 38 ½ - 39 in.
Hips: free up to 50 in.
Sleeves: 9 in.
Length of bodice: 16 in.
Length of skirt: 26 ½ in.
Total length: 42 ½ in.

Excellent vintage condition with no stains, tears, or visible mends. Just perfect!!

♥ shipping + insurance

United States $12.00 Priority
Canada $11.00 First Class | $27.00 Priority
Everywhere Else $17.00 First Class | $42.00 Priority

Insurance is included in all shipping charges.

Dear International Friends: the default shipping is set to First Class, but if you would prefer Priority at the rate listed above, simply convo us to let us know, and we will send you a Paypal invoice for the additional shipping charge.

1940s plus size dress / 40s plus size dress / Sheer Black Art Deco Bow Dress


  • Vintage item from the 1940s
  • Ships worldwide from United States
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