40s Vintage Formal Dress
40s Vintage Formal DressVintage evening dress in a heavy purple damask. This amazing sheath dress has a sweetheart neckline, princess seams which are gathered along the bust, wide shoulder straps, a low cut back, and a full metal Lightening zipper (zipper date of 1949). The skirt has two front pockets. The back of the skirt is fuller cut and drapes beautifully. There is a panel at the back hemline that creates a small train. The bodice is lined in a cranberry satin and there is boning in the front and side seams. A beautiful party dress from Darlings of Edinburg.
Item: Vintage 40s Formal Dress
Material: no tag / estimate a cotton or blend
Maker: Made for Darlings of Edinburg
Measurements: Taken with the garment lying flat, please double bust, waist and hips.
Length waist: 14"
Back Width: 16"
Strap drop: 3.5-4"
Condition: Vintage - very good. A small amount of discoloration under the arms.
Photographed on a dress form with the following measurements, Bust 35 1/2", Waist 25 1/2", Hips 35 3/4", Rib cage 29 1/2"