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Original Vintage: Pinafore Button Through Apron Dress

Dating from 1940s


Side seam to side seam across bust: 44” (112cm)

Side seam to side seam across waist 38” (97cm)

Side seam to side across hips 50” (127cm)

Length from back neck to hem 42” (107cm)

Length for underarm to waist seam 6” (15.5cm) short in the body

Width of skirts at hem 64” (163.5)


A Rock Follies Vintage Size 18 – 20

Please check our size guide for how to take your measurements.


Fabric: Cotton print that feels so fresh and new even though it is over seventy years old. Ivory background with a typical lovely 1940s print of a jade green with outlines of flowers, a diamond pattern of little floral scarves with yellow, blue, lilac and black.


Style: oversized squared of arm holes, square neckline with a flat panel down the centre front. The skirts have been gathered onto the bodice, with two patch pockets and waist ties that come from the front panels and tie in a bow at the centre back.


Features: The whole pinafore is bound in a cream bias binding


Closure 8 green Bakelite buttons down the centre front

Pinafore is photographed with a short sleeve cream silk blouse this is not included in the sale but is available on our tops page.


Vintage Condition: Excellent Vintage Condition: There is a bit of make do and mend on the back panel it has been beautifully repaired with a small square of cotton on the back and tiny darning stitches make the repair see the last photo it is an invisible mend. There is a little bit of wear on the armhole binding. Price reflect this


Ideal to wear on a 1940s day with a headscarf and red lipstick.


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 Vintage Pinafore Apron Dress

SKU: W40011
  • machine wash 

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