1940s Unlabeled Prettiest Dove & Star Novelty Print Silky Rayon Dress

This is one of the prettiest silky rayon swing dresses from the 1940s that I have seen. It has a gorgeous little print that depicts white doves pulling little toy carts by a pretty pink ribbon. Scattered around those are scattered stars in pink and white. This is all on a black backdrop so that the print really pops off the dress. The design is stunning. It appears to have been stored properly for all these years as the color is as crisp and vibrant as the day it was made. The cut is simple and sweet with all those classic forties details that we all know and love. The neckline is especially beautiful as it has a panel of fine black silk net set behind the curved design there for the prettiest of touches. The bodice has that perfect slightly loose and easy cut and then this nips into the waist. The skirt below that wraps over with a curving panel going up the one side at the front. Where it meets at the waist there is a little panel of fabric that extends into a tie. Another tie is attached at the waist on the other side and you use these to cinch in the wiast as much as you wish. The skirt is cut swing style and gently curves away from the more fitted hip area. Really a gorgeous little dress. Excellent condition with one small item to note below

Unlined and closes with a side metal zipper and has a second short zipper at the back neck. Hand finishes. Small pads in each shoulder. There are a couple of breaks in the netting. Please review the final photo provided

Shoulders: no defined seam
Bust: to 19" flat across from side seam to side seam
Waist: 13.5" flat across from side seam to side seam
Hips: 18" flat across from side seam to side seam
Bodice: 15" from top of bodice to waist
Skirt: 27" from waist to hem

Modern Sizing Equivalent: SML-MED

Item# D611

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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