A 1930s or 1940 navy rayon dress with tiny ruffles at the bodice and short sleeves. Tiny sleevehead pads provide that iconic old-Hollywood shoulder line. Waist-defining wrap with long tails. Multi-panel, flowy skirt. Closes at side with a row of snaps and one hook&eye. You'll definitely need a slip. From the Jamieson estate.
This dress was most likely a mid-1930s gown shortened to street length around 1940. The Jamiesons kept their gorgeous clothes forever. Not just decades, but centuries.
Fiber/Care: no tags, it's gently washable (cool water, reshape and lay flat to dry)
Condition: a few pinhead size holes, as shown, which would be invisible with a dark slip beneath. strong, sturdy, and wearable.
*This day dress is clean and ready to wear.*
bodice (shoulder seam to underbust seam): 11"/28cm
waist: max 29"/73.5cm - cinch to fit smaller size (Delphine's waist is 24")
hips (9" below natural waist): 38"/96.5cm
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