Beautiful 1950s Crisp Violet Print on a White Cotton Dress

This gorgeous little dress dates from the 1950s and has such pretty colors and pretty lines that you can't help but swoon at the sight of it. It is also remarkable crisp and white for a dress from this period and it was obviously stored well over all these years. It has no label but is very well made the cotton fabric used is high end. It's that crisp fifties cotton that seems to have never been equaled during any other time period.  The top is a simple sleeveless affair with a keyhole, tie neckline. I love how the fabric is gathered all along and into the piped edge of the neckline. This gives it a pretty little touch. This tops a full skirt that has lots of fabric in it and could be worn over a light crinoline if you wanted it even fuller. The original matching fabric covered belt nips in and cinch it in for added shape. The greens and purple colors are a lovely pop against the white and the lines and cut are wonderful. Excellent condition

Unlined and closes with a back painted metal zipper. The belt has a repair tot he holes but presents as excellent once on. Pockets on each hip

Bust: 19" flat across from side seam to side seam
Waist: 14" flat across from side seam to side seam
Hips: open
Bodice: 15" from neck to waist
Skirt: 29" from waist to hem

Modern Sizing Equivalent: SML-MED

Item# D579

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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