Vintage Late 1930s Classic Brown Velvet Dress

This late 30s dress is a classic that can be dressed up or down with a simple accessory change.  Soft, dark brown velvet.  Gathering at the front bodice seam over a peaked waist.  3/4 sleeves.  Straight skirt.  Unlined.  Side metal zipper.  The neckline shape can be changed or dressed up with dress clips (like the ones shown that are sold separately here).

    Label:  none
    Fabric:  Velvet
    Circa:  Late 1930s / early 1940s

    BEST FITS:  L (see measurements)

    CONDITION:  Overall very good.  The shows normal wear, including a bit of crushing of the velvet in a few small places (see photos).    

  • Shoulders:  16"
    Bust:  up to 39"
    Waist:  30" (can be cinched smaller with a belt)
    Hips:  up to 39"
    Bodice length:  18.5" (blouson bust) 
    Skirt length:  29"

  • CARE:
    Dry clean only.  Contact us if you need more detailed care instructions.

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