Sweet Disorder Vintage

1940s Mulberry Rayon Day Dress


Vintage 1940s day dress in a luscious shade of mulberry purple. Elegant silhouette with a V neckline, doman sleeves and circle skirt. The bodice is beautifully ruched at the side seams for a flattering effect. It is edged in dainty hand-stitched scallops.  a Winter weight rayon  with a grosgrain-like texture and gentle sheen and that adds to the depth of the color. Hidden metal side zip. Very good condition, sturdy and wearable with no damage to the fabric. There is subtle variations in the dye scattered over the dress, and a few dark water marks on the skirt. The photos are lightened to show you the marks clearly, they are much more subtle in person and the dress presents flawlessly.

Flat measurements~Shoulders 17" seam to seam Chest 21" Waist 16" Hip 23" length 47" Length shoulder to waist 16" Armscye 9.5". Shown on  a US size 4 mannequin.

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