Vintage 40s Pink Gown & Matching Puff Sleeve Bolero XS
A vintage gown from the 1940's
Muted, salmon pink moire taffeta with a flower pattern.
Full length gown with thick straps and gathered bust.
Fitted waist and full skirting trimmed with a ruffle.
Buckle at the back of the gown.
Matching puff sleeve bolero jacket trimmed with a ruffle collar and edge
Tie front closure with hidden hook and eye.
Side seam zipper on dress + Unlined + Padded shoulders
Similar dress seen on Sister Rosetta Tharpe.
By: Jeanne Barrie
Size is not marked - Measures around a modern size XS
M E A S U R E M E N T S
Bust: 33 inches
Waist: 24 inches
Hips: 40 inches
Shoulder to waist: 15 inches
Waist to hem: 38 1/2 inches
Shoulder to hem: 16 1/2 inches
Sleeve: 8 inches
C O N D I T I O N
Fine vintage condition overall, wearable but has scattered issues.
A pick in the indention of the sleeve and some faint, random markings on the bolero
The dress has stressed seams, some light freckles in the skirting, faint grey hue on the left hip, Buckle fabric is worn and a small hole that hides under the jacket / belt.
Straps will need to be re-tacked
Will need a cleaning + Steamed only