1940s Pattullo Jo Copeland Silk Print Dress
What a glorious 1940s swing dress! These are getting harder and harder to find and to find a jewel like this one is just wonderful and on top of that it is by the talented Jo Copeland for Pattulo! The fabric is a printed silk crepe that drapes wonderfully when on. It has that touch of thirties influence still with a slightly wider cut through the bodice and looser drape and pleating which makes it very flattering. The skirt is long and lean with a bit of volume as it nears the hem for that perfect swing cut. Really beautiful and very well done. The printed design is spectacular it is a bright watercolor scenic print in vibrant colors. Over the shoulders is a draped panel that has been highlighted with hand sewn sequins. Each shoulder has light padding and this and the caped fabric panel create a beautiful silhouette. I love how the belt slips through that little loop at the waist and that loop is also decorated with sequins. This dress is everything you want in a 1940s piece and is a real jaw dropper. Excellent condition.
Unlined and closes with a side metal zipper. The belt is original to the dress.
Shoulders: no defined seam
Bust: 18.5" flat across from side seam to side seam
Waist: 13" flat across from side seam to side seam
Hips: 19" flat across from side seam to side seam
Bodice: 15" from top of bodice to waist
Skirt: 30" from waist to hem
Modern Sizing Equivalent: SML-MED
This garment has been professionally cleaned, pressed and is odor free. Thoroughly checked over before shipping, it will be ready to wear upon arrival.
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