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1950s velveteen wiggle dress. Rich cerulean background, with an inky navy blue, royal purple, and emerald green abstract, almost floral, pattern. Dolman three quarter, or bracelet length, sleeves. High, draped boat neck, with a fabric inset. Low v back with a center metal zip closure. Skirt is straight and fitted, with one pleat at the back for ease of movement.

Brand: Ann Marsh
Materials: N/A - feels like a cotton velveteen, or low pile velvet
Label size: N/A
Modern size estimate: Extra Small or Small

Modern size estimate is based on the measurements below, which were taken with the garment flat and should be doubled as necessary. Please measure a garment of a similar nature to get the best fit equivalent.

Bust / armpit to armpit: 18 inches
Waist: 13.25 inches
Hips: 17.75 inches
Sleeve length: Approximately 17.5 inches
Bodice length: Approximately 15 inches
Skirt length: 25 inches
Dress length: Approximately 40 inches - note that the hem was previously taken up and over 4.5 inches are hemmed inside, allowing for possible lengthening.

Condition: Excellent vintage condition with some wear. The armpits are discolored on the interior, which does not show through. The dress is otherwise lovely and wearable; priced as is.

1950s Velveteen Wiggle Dress / Mid Century Midi / Blue, Purple Velvet Dress with Sleeves / Modern Size Extra Small or Small


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  • Vintage item from the 1950s
  • Materials: Cotton velveteen, in shades of navy, and cerulean blue, royal purple, and emerald green
  • Ships worldwide from United States
  • Feedback: 32 reviews
  • Favorited by: 1 person