Every color of the rainbow, in pastels, form the lovely plaid on this cotton-blend summer shirtwaist dress. The seven flower-shaped, clear buttons slip through (what do we love?) bound buttonholes. Nipped waist above a full-circle skirt to wear with or without a crinoline (ours, shown in most of the photos, is not included). Unlined. Pinked Seams. Nylon YKK side zip. From the late 1950s or early 60s.
Labels: none - appears to be home sewn with loving care
Fiber/Care: no label, feels like a cotton/poly blend, washable
Condition: there is some minor pilling all over (see close-up photos). we've restitched a few open seams and both sleeve hems.
*This dress is freshly laundered and ready to wear.
- dress was made to fit a curvy girl with large bust and
small waist. It is clipped to fit both live model and Cecelia
the Dress Form. Live model measures b: 35.5", w: 25.5" -
length: 47"/119.25cm shoulder to hem on front
sweep: more than a full circle
(BDV SKU: 00478-001)