Sweet Disorder Vintage

1940s Green Velvet Midi Dress


Vintage 1940s velvet midi dress in lush hunter green. Wonderful Deco details~high neckline is pleated to form a flattering V shape over the bust. Big puffed sleeves with ruching on the shoulders for a strong silhouette. Back of the neckline closes with matching velvet covered buttons. Rhinestone belt buckle brings a bit of shine to the richness of the velvet. The color is most accurate in the first photo, it is true hunter green. Hidden side snap placket for ease. The little label says 'Crush Resistant Martinized Velvet'. Fabric is probably rayon. Very good condition with a few notes~There are stones missing from the belt buckle. Three tiny mends- two on the back above the waistband-hidden by the belt when worn. One on the front of the skirt near the hem. Not noticeable when worn, it is 1 mm long. See photos for closeups. The dress presents flawlessly. Sturdy, clean and ready to wear.

Flat Measurements~Shoulders 14" Chest 19" Waist 14" Hip 20" Length 40" Length shoulder to waist 14" Armscye 9". Best fit size small. Belt currently fits a 26" waist, there is extra length to let it out. Just get in touch if you'd like me to alter it for you. Shown on a US size 4 mannequin 33" chest 26" waist 34" hip.

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