Gorgeous 1950s David Hart Organza Covered Cotton Floral Print Dress w Sequin Detailing

I am very excited to bring you our latest mini capsule collection. This is one of nine dresses from a single owner collection. Her collection was lovingly sourced over decades and she has decided that it is time let them back out into the world for others to enjoy. For this capsule we have moved forward to the 1940s and 1950s. Really good examples from this era are becoming increasingly hard to find and these are all gorgeous little examples of that time period. This is just a tiny sampling of her overall collection and I hope to have more of these capsules for you in the future.

This is such a pretty spring dress from the David Hart label. It is just absolutely gorgeous and the fabric it is made out of is so unusual. The inner fabric is a cotton that has been printed with a swirling abstract flower design. This print is done in pretty spring colours and it covers the entire dress. Green, yellow and soft pinks are all mixed together in a floral explosion and it is quite beautiful. Then over and onto that is an attached outer layer of organza. This sits over the inner print and gives it that dreamy wash that softens the colour underneath. Sequins are then hand placed in a way that highlights the flower designs. These are scattered over the dress. This little extra detailing plays two purposes; It helps to keep the two layers of fabric perfectly together and it adds a sense of romance and softness to the dress. The neckline is set in a V that sits wide and right to the outer edges of the shoulders. The bodice skims over you and the nips in at the waist. The skirt is extremely full under that. I have added a light crinoline to show you the fullness to some of these photos. Even without that it is still very full in part because of the way it is seamed and it also has its own light underskirts built in. Excellent condition.

Unlined and closes at the side with a metal zipper. The sequins are hand applied. Built in light underskirts. It appears to have been worn very little.

Bust: to 18" flat across from side seam to side seam
Waist: 13.5" flat across from side seam to side seam
Hips: open
Bodice: 14" from top of shoulder to waist
Skirt: 26" from waist to hem

Modern Sizing Equivalent: SML-MED

Item# D645

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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