Blue Wool Dress With Velvet Collar & Cuffs - 1970s - Bust
Very sweet 1930s style wool dress most likely made in the 1970s.
Below knee length dress has skirt and bodice darted into the waist, and there is one wide pleat in the front of the straight skirt. The bodice has a false double breasted look and white velvet button trim. Contrasting white velvet collar and V shaped turn back cuffsto the bracelet length sleeves. Closes with a nylon zipper in the back. The fabric is an open weave wool in a deep grey blue with a knotty white check in the weave - unlined. No tags, this is a homemade dress 1970s or early 1980s.
Small - be sure to check the shoulder & back measurements as this is where the dress is smallest
Bust 86 cm (34)
Waist 66 cm (26")
Hips 91 cm (36")
Shoulders 33.5 cm (13.25")
Back 34 cm (13.5")
Sleeve 51 cm (20")
Shoulder to waist 42 cm (16.5")
Length 101.5 cm (40")
Very good. There are few very faint marks on the collar and one darker spot inside the collar at the back, see photo, not visible while the dress is being worn.