Late 1930s vintage black rayon crepe dress with pleated skirt
Late 1930s vintage black rayon crepe dress with pleated skirt
Late 1930s vintage black rayon crepe dress with pleated skirt
Late 1930s vintage black rayon crepe dress with pleated skirt
Late 1930s vintage black rayon crepe dress with pleated skirt
Late 1930s vintage black rayon crepe dress with pleated skirt
Late 1930s vintage black rayon crepe dress with pleated skirt
Late 1930s vintage black rayon crepe dress with pleated skirt
Late 1930s vintage black rayon crepe dress with pleated skirt

Late 1930s Black Crepe Dress With Pleated Skirt - Bust 81 cm

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Wounded but still fabulous black knee length rayon crepe dress has a pleated skirt, with the pleats stitched down to below the hips. It has a high, round neck and a bodice panel with pin tuck detailing and welts giving the appearance of little pockets, but there are none. The sleeves are pleated into the sleeve head and have padded  headers. Closes with a row of wooden bead buttons and thread loops at the neck and with snaps at the side. No labels - 1938 or 1939.

Dry clean only. In addition, I recommend you use underarm shields with all dresses of this age, especially those that can't be washed.

Measurements

Small

  • Bust 81 cm (32")
  • Waist 66 cm (26")
  • Hips 86 cm (34")
  • Shoulders 32 cm (12.5")
  • Back 33 cm (13")
  • Sleeve 26.5 cm (10.5")
  • Shoulder to waist 39 cm (15.5")
  • Length 98 cm (38.5")

Condition

Fair and wearable. Some fade and wear to the fabric at the shoulders, fade is worse on the left shoulder and sleeve. The right shoulder is patched at the head, as shown and also shows significant wear to the fabric. However, the patch has stabilised the area. The original belt is missing. Two tiny holes in the skirt. 

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