Presenting this beautiful 1940s straight cut shift Dress in a rich dove grey moss crepe with original shoulder pads, creating that sharp 40s silhouette. The dress features incredible stitched stripes all over the sleeves and bust with a stitched down bow detail at the waist, would have been very time consuming when first created! The neck line is a gentle square softened by the boat neck line detail below and stitched stripes at the shoulders. The sleeve are a flattering 3/4 to bracelet length. Fastens with original metal zip at the side with two hook and eyes concealing the zip.

The material has slight give to it and all measurements have been taken with the garment flat and un-stretched.


There are some very minor marks which are near invisible, please see detailed images.  



- 14.5" Shoulders
- 19" Sleeve
- 36" Bust
- 32" Waist up to
- 39" Hip 
- 37.5" Length with a 2" hem so could be made longer.




1940s Dress in Excellent Condition.
There is no original label but we estimate the material to be rayon crepe.

1940s Crepe Dress

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