Vintage 1940s Dress | Hildy Dress | 40s Dress | XS

Vintage 1940s Dress | Hildy Dress | 40s Dress | XS



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  • Vintage from the 1940s
  • Materials: gabardine, metal zippers, plastic buttons, metal hook closure, metal and fabric belt

  • Size: xs us women's letter

A completely amazing 1940s charcoal gray gabardine dress with brown variegated stripes slashed horizontally across the bodice and skirt, a striped tab and button detail at the striped front collar, and a single side pocket from which a line of large decorative buttons adorn the faux wrap skirt. Oh, and the sewn-in winged cuffs are striped on the inside, too! And it comes with the matching belt!

*label: Original Franklin Chicago
*fabric is gabardine, likely a rayon or rayon blend
*center back neck Conmar metal zipper; hook closure at back neck; side metal Talon zipper; sewn-in shoulder pads; darts at bust; 3/4 length dolman sleeves with sewn-in cuffs; threaded belt loops; matching fabric belt; single side pocket
*one tiny fray (not a hole all the way through fabric) to the fabric covering the back neck zipper, at its base--see pic
*very good condition overall, with no holes, stains or tears

No size tag; dress measures like a US women's XS. Measurements:
*shoulders are undefined
*42" / 106.75 cm bust
*25" (just stretches to 26") / 63.5 cm (just stretches to 66 cm) waist
*40" / 101.5 cm hips (measurement taken 8" / 20.25 cm down from front waist seam)
*17 3/8" / 44.25 cm top shoulder seam to front waist seam
*14 3/4" / 37.5 cm underarm to end of cuff
*46 1/2" / 118 cm top center back collar seam to bottom hem
*dress skirt has 1 1/8" / 2.75 cm hemmed

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Arrived quickly and it’s just as described! Fits like a dream! I’m not wearing the right foundations in this picture, but I was too excited when I got off work to not try it on immediately.

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