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Help dating this gorgeous dress?

Discussion in 'PUBLIC Vintage Fashion - Ask Questions Get Answers' started by route66gal, May 6, 2004.

  1. route66gal

    route66gal Registered Guest

    Bias cut, I believe it's rayon, sexy and flowy! Am I crazy for thinking it could be 40s? No fastener - just pull over, and ties in the back. Great little ruffles at neckline. No tags. The print, the drape, and the details seem soooo 40s to me. Thoughts? (Sorry for all the pics...)





    Thanks in advance!

  2. b*a*vintagequeen

    b*a*vintagequeen Registered Guest

    I associate rayon with 40's but the print is giving me a 50's vibe....

    Sorry I guess I am no help!
  3. pastperfect2

    pastperfect2 Trade Member

    That bias cut is very similar to the nightgown cut of the 40s with no closures and a tie to fit it in. The print is 40s/50s, and the color is more 40s.So in the not really a big help category, I think early - mid 40s will do the trick.

  4. route66gal

    route66gal Registered Guest

    Thanks, folks, that actually *is* a big help, Hollis :)

  5. bartondoll

    bartondoll Guest

    I think late 40s, and I think if I was skinny, it would be mine!

  6. bluevelvetvintage

    bluevelvetvintage Trade Member

    Looks 40s to me too. The color and print are amazing! I soooo want that! What size is it?


    Blue Velvet Vintage
  7. route66gal

    route66gal Registered Guest

    The basic measurements are: bust 34", waist 27", hips 36". Top of shoulder to hem 57".

    I am tempted to keep it, but I have nowhere to wear it! It's pretty :D


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