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If you are looking for the wedding dress of a lifetime, look no further.

This is a very dramatic 1940s heavy liquid satin wedding dress with original veil in wonderful condition. The bodice is covered with lace, seed pearls and sequins which extend over the shoulders and around the back of this very elegant gown. Each sleeve is edged in lace. The sleeves and back all close with elegant fabric covered buttons--6 on each sleeve and 20 down the back. The bodice is fitted.

The gown flairs out at the waist into a full dramatic skirt billowing out behind into an incredible 7' train. In the center of the front skirt is a triangular design of wide lace panels. Between the panels are small lace flowers embellished with seed pearls.
The train of this dress is tremendous--- from the waist to the end of the train is a full 86". The train is completely edged in 3" wide lace with a small pale peach ribbon interlaced through out.

The dress is made of very heavy cream satin. This is a substantial dress. The matching veil is a cap style made of hundreds of tiny flowers on a wire base. Attached is a 33" long tulle veil.

There is no manufacturer's label, but this is obviously a professionally made vintage gown. Please rely on the following measurements for a good fit. These measurements were taken on the outside of the dress.

Waist: 26 1/2"
Length from top of shoulder to center dip at the waist: 19"
Sleeve length: 23"
Width taken across the front at the bust: 17"

This gorgeous vintage wedding dress has just been freshly Dry Cleaned.

It is in EXCELLENT condition. The liquid satin is smooth and velvety, very heavy and absolutely a dream to stroke with your hand. All of the tulle is original and intact. We can find no stains, rips, odors or discolorations anyplace in the miles of satin. All of the beads, lace and sequins appear to be intact. It's as though this wedding dress just stepped from a time machine from the 1940s.

We pass on any histories that we are able to discover concerning the vintage clothing we collect. We know a little about the happy bride who first wore this dress in the 1940s. If you would like to know more the history of this wedding dress, please ask.

Please note, we use a crinoline to fully demonstrate the fullness of vintage dresses. Crinolines can be easily purchased online or at bridal stores.

Please email any questions. We are always happy to send any required pictures as well as other measurements you may need.

************We ship internationally! International shipping costs noted on some items may be estimates. If actual shipping cost exceeds estimated cost, buyer will have option to either pay the extra amount or cancel the order with a full, immediate refund. Excess shipping costs are refunded to buyers. Or, if you prefer, please ask for shipping costs to your country before purchase for an exact cost which will then be posted to the item for you. *********

Please keep in mind that vintage items are not new, and as such are rarely in perfect condition. Unless otherwise stated, all items have been worn and show some degree of wear. Small imperfections are inherent in vintage garments and add character to the pieces. Any significant defects will be noted in the item description.
Pamela Jean and M Ann

40s Wedding Dress/History Available/Original Veil/Cathedral Length/Vintage Liquid Satin/Off Shoulder/Pearls,Lace,Sequins/EXCELLENT/1940

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  • Vintage item from the 1940s
  • Materials: satin, pearls, sequins, lace, tulle, liquid satin
  • Ships worldwide from Colorado, United States
  • Feedback: 133 reviews
  • Favorited by: 200 people