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Ginger snappy ...  vintage 50s shirtwaist day dress / mad men / mid century / shirt waist / belted / loop top  .... S M / bust 38

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vintage 50s shirtwaist mad men dress

Color is best described as a muted ginger. Bodice features a tan embroidered design with the belt in same shade. Loop top collar, loop matching embroidered/belt shade. Bust darts and short sleeves. Fuller skirt, shown with a crinoline (not included). All original buttons.

Maker/Label: "Shirtwaist Dress"

Tagged size: vintage 18 (please use measurements as guide)

* model is 5'7, 118 pounds, 30B and usually wears sizes 4/6 - 5/7
** dress was not cinched for photos

Measurements taken laying flat and doubled:

Bust (pit to pit): 38"

Sleeve length (measured underneath - pit to cuff): short

Overall length (measured back - top of collar to hem): 43"

Waist: 30"

Hips: free

Fabric content: 100% cotton

Care tag/washing instructions: gentle machine wash recommended.

Condition (please see guide below): Dress is excellent, belt is very good

Damage/wear noted: No stains or damage. One black "dot" smaller than a pinhead to the back of right sleeve. Seam where bodice attaches to skirt will need reinforced or stitched eventually here and there. The belt covers this but wearing and repeated washings will eventually make it necessary.
Belt fabric is wrinkled from storage. Still very wearable as is.

****please see clothing condition guide in my shop profile - I use this as a guide to give you the most accurate information concerning the clothing you see here.

Comes from a smoke free home.

Ginger snappy ... vintage 50s shirtwaist day dress / mad men / mid century / shirt waist / belted / loop top .... S M / bust 38


  • Vintage item from the 1950s
  • Material: cotton
  • Ships worldwide from United States
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