1950s Navy Blue Crepe & Taffeta Dress With Sleeve Bows - 91 cm
Mid-calf length navy blue dress has a rayon crepe bodice with sleeves cut in one with the front and back, high V neckline and short sleeves finished with a taffeta band extending into ties. The full skirt is pleated into the bodice at hip level, pleats are unpressed. There are shoulder pads. Closes at the side with a metal zipper. No labels, it seems to be a custom made dress - 1950s.
Bust 91 cm (36")
Waist 71 cm (28")
Hips 96 cm (38")
Sleeve 26.5 cm (10.5")
Shoulder to waist 39.5 cm (15.5")
Length 114 cm (45")
Good. A 1 cm mark on the front, shown circled on the photograph, 2 mm hole in the upper back, a small hole in the skirt that is lost in the folds. Carriers at the waist show that it once had a belt or tie but this has been lost.