Vintage 1940s Blue and White Floral Print Rayon Day Dress

Raleigh Vintage

What a great dress for daytime and for nighttime swing dancing!  Lightweight, silky cold rayon with a floral print in blue, grey, black, and white.  Short sleeves with small shoulder pads.  Shirring over the shoulders.  Shirt style bodice with decorative buttons (non-functional).  A-line skirt with shirring and pin-tucking at the top, leading to volume at the front.  Side snaps.  Unlined.

    Label:  none; possibly homemade
    Fabric:  Rayon    
    Circa:  1940s

    BEST FITS:   M  (see measurements)

    CONDITION:  Overall very good - excellent.  The dress shows normal wear.  The only thing to note is some extremely subtle darkening under the arms (not yellowing though; see photos).  Original belt missing.  Priced Accordingly.       
    Shoulders:  14" seam to seam
    Bust:  up to 38" 
    Waist:  up to 29"  
    Hips:  up to 44"
    Bodice length:  16" 
    Skirt length:  27"    
    Sleeve length:  9"
    Sleeve circumference:  14" at the opening

  • CARE:
    Hand-wash; line dry.  Contact us if you need more detailed care instructions.

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