Sweet Disorder Vintage

1940s Floral Rayon Day Dress


Vintage 1940s day dress. Pretty satin striped rayon with a cheerful floral print. Wide collar, puffed sleeves, fitted waist and flared skirt. The striped weave of the fabric is used in classic Deco style, with a chevron effect in the skirt. The collar is trimmed with matching orange crepe. Super delicate and pretty. The dress is homemade, and slips on overhead with no side opening. Very good condition, a few small abrasions to the fabric, a little wear under the arms but no staining. A small mended spot on the back of the bodice (see photo). Clean sturdy and ready to wear.

Flat Measurements~Shoulders 14" Chest 18" Waist 16" Hip 18" Length 41" Length shoulder to waist 14". Shown on a US size 0-2 dress form. Please bear in mind your shoulders & bust will need to fit through the waist measurement as there is no side opening. 

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size xs small medium large xl
bust 32-34 34-36 36-38 38-40 40-42
waist 22-24 24-26 26-28 28-30 30-32
hips 32-34 34-36 36-38 38-40 40-42


The flat measurements in the product description are the actual measurements of the garment when laid flat. Double the chest, waist and hip measurements for an idea of fit. Please remember to allow a little "space" in a garment beyond your body measurements for ease and a good fit.

If you are uncertain about fit you can measure a similar garment you own that fits you well and compare the measurements with the product. You can use the image below as a guide.


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