Vintage 1940s Dress / Polka Dot Halter Sundress




Lovely vintage late 1940s to early 1950s day dress in white cotton with navy blue polka dots and quilted appliqué daisies on the front. It is a strapless dress with boning in the bodice, fitted waist and bias cut full skirt. It has a halter style kerchief that attaches with buttons inside the bodice and hangs free across the back of the shoulders, dress can also be worn without the kerchief. There is a side metal zipper. It is in very good condition showing a few extremely faint spots and one line mark right above side waist seam. These are pointed out on the last photo.

Made by American Fashions Inc. Chicago. No size tag.  

Please Note: This dress is shown just barely fitting on a modern US size 10 dress form. The form’s measurements are B-36.5″ / W-27.5″ / H-37″.  

Please refer to the dress measurements below, taken while laying flat and doubled where appropriate.  

>> Dress Measurements <<

Bust – 34 inches (86.36 cm) when flat – Up to 36 inches as shown on dress form.
Waist – 27 inches (68.58 cm) 
Hips – Free
Length of bodice from top of bust to waist – 11 inches (27.94 cm)
Length from top of bust to hem – 38 inches (96.52 cm)

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