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1940s/50s black rayon dress estimated size S/M Unbranded - Size: S - Black - Calf length

£40.00

Product description

1940s/50s black rayon dress estimated size S/M. Unlined. Side zip. Ruched gathered panels at front. Pleated shoulders. Perfectly aligned diagonal top stitched bodice. Sloping shoulders. Sleeves cut as part of the bodice and cuffs. Issues: One tiny hole on right shoulder (see photo 7). Also some tiny holes on the edge of the skirt hem. As these are actually at the hem they are not really noticeable, if the hem was shortened by .25 of an inch these would be gone. Some dodgy mending at back waist seam (see photo 10). This is actually very black but some photos have been lightened to show details. Garment measured laid flat: waist 28.5 inches, length of bodice from centre back neckline 17 inches, skirt length from waist 29 inches. Shown on a 34 inch bust mannequin, probably best for 36 inch bust.

Item details

Size:
S
Colour:
Black
Brand:
Unbranded
Brand type:
Unbranded
Condition:
Used: good
Exact colour:
black
Exact fabric:
Some kind of rayon not crepe
Fabric:
Polyester
Garment care:
Dry clean
Label size:
none see measurements
Type:
Calf length

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About this item

1940s/50s black rayon dress estimated size S/M. Unlined. Side zip. Ruched gathered panels at front. Pleated shoulders. Perfectly aligned diagonal top stitched bodice. Sloping shoulders. Sleeves cut as part of the bodice and cuffs. Issues: One tiny hole on right shoulder (see photo 7). Also some tiny holes on the edge of the skirt hem. As these are actually at the hem they are not really noticeable, if the hem was shortened by .25 of an inch these would be gone. Some dodgy mending at back waist seam (see photo 10). This is actually very black but some photos have been lightened to show details. Garment measured laid flat: waist 28.5 inches, length of bodice from centre back neckline 17 inches, skirt length from waist 29 inches. Shown on a 34 inch bust mannequin, probably best for 36 inch bust.

Size:
S
Colour:
Black
Brand:
Unbranded
Brand type:
Unbranded
Condition:
Used: good
Exact colour:
black
Exact fabric:
Some kind of rayon not crepe
Fabric:
Polyester
Garment care:
Dry clean
Label size:
none see measurements
Type:
Calf length

Delivery & returns

This item will be dispatched to UK addresses via second class post within 2 working days of receipt of your order. Standard UK delivery is £3.95 per order, so you're only charged once no matter how many items you have in your basket. Any additional courier charges will be applied at checkout as they vary depending on delivery address.

This item will be dispatched to UK addresses via second class post within 2 working days of receipt of your order. Standard UK delivery is currently free, no matter how many items you have in your basket. Any additional courier charges will be applied at checkout as they vary depending on delivery address.

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This item is also available for international delivery by airmail, carrying a mandatory delivery charge of:

Europe: £6.50

Outside Europe: £11.50

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