1950s Scenic Wrap Cotton Dress by Swirl

I love Swirl dresses. They are all cut exactly the same - they have one button at the back neck and then they wrap at the back to close. Sort of like an extended apron mixed with a dress. This leaves the front unbroken and allows you to cinch or loosen as you please. They are always done in those perfect crisp cottons one only finds from this time period. The only thing that changes from dress to dress is the print and sometimes the design element at the neck. Girls are mad for them and there are die-hard Swirl collectors out there! If you are one you probably just died a bit when you saw this one. It is very pretty - A quaint little village is laid out scene by scene and the print adorns every inch. The skirt has adorable flat pleats along the hip so that it has extra fullness and it has the best pockets ever! It is charmingly, perfectly wonderful. Excellent condition!

Bust: to-22" flat across from side seam to side seam
Waist: 16" flat across from side seam to side seam
Hips: open
Bodice: 15" from top of bust to waist
Skirt: 23" from waist to hem

Unlined and wraps to close with attached ties. A single signature button at the back of the neck. Note that the measurements listed are all adjustable a good 2 inches up or down because of the wrap style. It's styled over a light crinoline - the burgundy that peeks out a bit is the crinoline! (not included)

Modern Sizing equivalent: SML-LRG (6-10)

Item# D478

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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