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Original vintage dress from the nineteen fifties. This is by the designer Irene Saltern.
Information about Irene Saltern courtesy of Anne Cook, Vintage Baubles (MyVintageCocktail on Etsy), :
She was a film costume designer in the 30’s & 40’s, and started designing commercially in the late 40s. She was the favorite designer of actress Martha Scott and dancer Ann Miller. In addition to working for Tabak, one of the leaders of the California sportswear industry, she was head designer for Phil Rose and other firms, including her own label. Her apparel and sketches have been featured in the Fashion Institute of Technology, and she is widely credited for pioneering the separates for which the California sportswear industry was famous. Her designs are very classic.
The dress is all cotton with a great border print. Super form fitted with cross over front that attaches inside with hook and eye closure, darting through bust with a smooth waist and hips, pencil skirt with side slits backed with bright green for contrast. Has side metal zipper.

Very good condition with no holes, small stain on back lower seat.

bust 34"
waist 26"
hips 36"
length from shoulder to hem 46"

Vintage 1950s Cotton Border Print Wiggle Dress IRENE


  • Vintage item from the 1950s
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