OWN A PIECE OF HISTORY with this beautiful 1940s Day Dress with the most astonishing history we've ever come across. She has been on lend to a local history museum for their WW2 exhibition. Story will be passed on with purchase. (or dm us and we will be happy to share)
Originally handmade in the early 1940s in a linen cotton mix fabric with a sweet strawberry and leaves print. Fastens at the side with original metal zip and with a decorative belt tie at the waist. The sleeves are ruched at the shoulders with original shoulder pads. The waist is gently ruched at the waist both on bodice and skirt side.
She has flaws but understandable with her story and age. There are a few marks, patched sleeve seam, weakening to other sleeve seam and some minor repairs, please see detailed images and please feel free to ask us any further queries you may have.
Professionally dry cleaned prior to listing.
Available on layaway, please DM us for details.
- 14 2/3" Shoulders
- 10.5" Sleeve
- 37" Bust
- 25.5" Waist
- 44" Hip
- 41 2/3" Length
1940s Dress in Good Condition.
No original label but we estimate the material to be a cotton / linen mix
Original WW2 1940s Strawberry Print Day Dress
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