Fabulous 1940s Matching Tropical Shorts and Skirt Set in Light Aqua with Brown

$162.00

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      This vintage early 1940s set is a delightful rarity. While it's top is sadly lost to time, it will be perfect with a brown blouse or tie-top. A homemade set, this charming two piece is one of a kind! The ground is a pale, aqua green, while the tropical floral is brown. The shorts are just perfection, high waisted and wide legged, with a side button closure. The skirt has a shirred waistband and wrap style ties. The crisp, lightweight cotton is ideal for summer, whether you wear them together or separately! 


      ✂-----Measurements


      Shorts
      Waist: 26"
      Hips: 42"
      Length: 17"
      Inseam: 4"
      Rise: 15"

      Skirt -
      Waist: 27
      Hips: 52"
      Length: 28"

      Label: Homemade
      Material: Cotton
      Condition: Shorts: Good plus, Skirt: Very Good minus

      The set has been gently hand cleaned and is ready to wear. The top two buttons on the shorts are replacements. There is a single small spot on the front left of the shorts. The back of the shorts has some very mild fade, and five teeeeeny pin-tip spots that I think are maybe printing errors. 

      I think that the self-fabric ties for the waist of the skirt were attached backwards when this was made, as there's a cute brown detail at the center front of the skirt. The waistband construction is a bit wonky, too, but it still wears beautifully. The hooks were missing from the side closure, and I have added two new ones. I find nothing else to note! 

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