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Antique something or other

Discussion in 'PUBLIC Vintage Fashion - Ask Questions Get Answers' started by acceber, Jun 14, 2021.

  1. acceber

    acceber VFG Member

    I’m wondering what to think of this. It had a tag that said it was a dress slip. It seems far too constructed to me for that but maybe I’m wrong. My first feeling was that maybe it was a nursing uniform. I love the little embroidered initials. All the seams are French. It doesn’t look like it on the hanger but it sits well below the knee and it feels like it’s been starched a lot.

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  2. Jonathan

    Jonathan VFG Member

    It looks like an early 30s summer dress to me, if the belt is at the waistline - on the matronly side - intended for an older woman.
     
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  3. The Vintage Merchant

    The Vintage Merchant Administrator Staff Member

    you sure are sourcing some amazing vintage, Rebecca!!
     
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  4. GemGem

    GemGem Registered Guest

    Love the collar! I understand what you mean re: nursing as their is a low slit to the bust which could suggest that. In any case it is beautiful and looks to be in fab condition :)
     
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  5. The Vintage Merchant

    The Vintage Merchant Administrator Staff Member

    fwiw, i'd soak her a few days to soften her up, get rid of that starch. I think she'd be a lot more attractive and comfortable. :)
     
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  6. acceber

    acceber VFG Member

    Thank you! I will definitely try soaking it. I think it would look so much better if it could move properly!
     
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