50s Novelty Print Dress
50s Novelty Print DressMade in Italy this crisp cotton fit and flare dress has a bodice with a straight square cut neckline, side bust darts, vertical tucks, and is sleeveless. The skirt is pleated and full. The dress has a full metal zipper and threaded belt loops (one is broken) but the original belt is missing. Fun novelty print of flowers and square patches that look like barn doors.
Item: Vintage 50s Novelty Print Dress
Size: Vintage 14, fits like a small
Color(s): Burnt orange, brown, green, gold, white
Maker: Made in Italy for the JJ Hudson Co.
Measurements: Taken with the garment lying flat, please double bust, waist and hips.
*As with most 50s dresses, this dress was probably tailored for the original owner. The bodice is roomy compared to the waist*
Length to waist: 15.5"
Back width: 15"
Condition: Very good condition. The seams on one shoulder look to have a hand stitched repair and there may have been another hand repair to one under arm seam. This dress has been steamed cleaned but not professionally dry cleaned by me.
Photographed on a size 2 dress form