Early 1950s sun dress is a charming Asian floral print, with beehive shaped lanterns and calligraphic characters in a terrific novelty print. There are monochromatic florals and butterflies as well, so quaint in a feminine mid-century design. This dress is a simple one meant for housewife chores, with a scoop neckline, fitted waist seam, and A-line skirt.
Has black piping at the neck and armholes, with a narrow buckle-front black vinyl belt to match. Size 11 to 12 Measurements Bust 38, Waist 33.5, Hip up to 48; Shoulder to Waist 15.75, Shoulder to Hem 42.5 Inches Era 1950s Label None, likely made at home, very neatly done Materials Asian novelty print ecru cotton broadcloth with flowers, butterflies, Chinese lanterns, and Asian characters in black, terracotta orange, saffron gold, and grays; solid black cotton bias trim Closure Side seam metal zipper Condition Good Condition Detail Barely worn, the front skirt has several very faint beige blushes that are hard to perceive when worn, a similar beige mark and barely perceptible pink blush at back skirt, a few inches in size but so faint, none would be noticed when worn; the belt is 1950s era but not original to the dress, though it's a good pairing Washing Instructions Cold hand wash, shape and dry until damp, press on medium-high setting Please note: All measurements (bust - waist - hip) are the maximum body measurements that will fit the item. These measurements already have ease subtracted and they are not actual fabric widths. To get actual fabric widths add two inches at the bust - one inch at the waist and two inches at the hip. Size listed is a modern size.Any available vintage size is noted in the Label description. Please remember vintage sizes and modern sizes can vary a great deal. Additional photos are often available. We're always here to help : VintageVixen offers thousands of vintage clothes in one place! The item "Size 12 1950s Sun Dress Asian Lanterns Novelty Print Cotton Summer 40s 50s" is in sale since Wednesday, June 17, 2020. This item is in the category "Clothing, Shoes & Accessories\Specialty\Vintage\Women's Vintage Clothing\Dresses".
The seller is "vintagevixen" and is located in Port Charlotte, Florida. This item can be shipped worldwide.