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1938 Yellow Day Dress / Linen Weave


1930s Fashions / 30s Dress/ Vintage Clothing

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1938 yellow day dress linen weave

Here we have a beautiful and authentic late 1930s dress .

The dress is a thread pulled plaid pattern , it is semi sheer and has enough weight to fall nicely .

The color is a bright sunny yellow

The dress structure is typical of the time period . The bodice is 2 panels ,one front and one back,  the short cap sleeves are part of these panels .  There are side darts on bust and short darts on front , up rom waist  and back darts are to mid back . The bodice front has a V neckline that is ivory white linen . The V comes down to 3 carved Mother of Pearl buttons that are decorative , behind each is  hook and eye closure .

The waist has 2 seams in front that are graduated in an arc being 1 1/2″ apart in center at widest.  The side of the dress has a metal zipper .

The skirt is also 2 panels , front and back. it is slimmer at hips and flares considerably at knees . The skirt is longer at sides than in front and back center .

The dress condition is very nice for it’s age . It has a light dirt line on each shoulder over collar .

The dress was measured across and doubled : 36″ bust/ 28″ waist/ 36″ hips/ 15″ shoulders/ 17″ shoulder to waist seam/ 46″ length .

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