Original Vintage: Occasion or day dress
Dating from: Late 1940s early 1950s
Label makers label Moorish London Size 36
Side seam to side seam across bust 36” (91 cm)
Side seam to side seam across waist 26” (66 cm)
Side seam to side seam across hips free pleated skirts
Length back neck to waist seam 16” (40.5 cm)
Length from waist to hem 27 ¼ " (69 cm)
A Rock Follies Vintage Size: 10
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Fabric: Quality Medium Black Wool
Style: A classic cleverly cut 1940s dress the sleeve is cut in with the bodice with two panels going over the shoulder and down to the waist, which have been decorated in a squiggle corded design. The skirts are knife pleated into the bodice.
Features: There is a self-covered belt with covered buckle, there is also a gold filagree buckle that has been added over the years. So the wearer has the choice of wearing in with the original buckle at the front or at the back with the gold buckle at the front for more dressy occasions.
Closure: Metal zip down the centre back.
Ideal to wear for: events this dress can be dressed up or worn more casually. In the forty’s wrist length gloves with a hat could have been worn with this dress. It is a cosy winter dress that would look amazing paired with a princess line coat.
Vintage Condition: Excellent Vintage Condition:
Vintage items are not new they date back to a particular era, some have survived in amazing condition, while others may show some signs of age, but we feel they still deserve to make it into our collection.
Therefore, we have listed our items into three Conditions:
Excellent Vintage Condition: Means the item is in great shape for its age. (Most of our stock will fall into this category)
1940s Black Wool Dress with Cording Design and Gold Buckle
We would sugest a machine wash at 40 degrees or dry clean