Wonderful Forest Green Rayon Crepe 1940s Day Dress with Carnival Glass Beading, Stenciled Mesh and Yellow Cuffs


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      Vintage 1940s dress in one of the finest 40s colors, a glorious deep forest green. The rayon crepe has a beautiful texture and unique embellishment. The neckline is a high v. All round the neckline and yoke are leaf shapes stenciled through mesh in a soft chartreuse color. They are outlined in green carnival glass beads. Such a striking combination! The three quarter sleeves are wide, with the bottom 2" lined in yellow rayon. This can be turned up as a cuff, or allowed to simply peek out when you move. A row of shirring at the right hip - the opposite side than standard - creates drape across the skirt, opening to a faux wrap style. This dress closes with a side metal zipper.

      *For this dress, the modeled shots better represent the color than my mannequin photos.


      Shoulders: 18"
      Bust: 41"
      Waist: 29"
      Hips: 41"
      Length: 49"

      Label: None Present
      Material: Rayon
      Condition: Good plus to very good minus

      This dress is clean and ready to wear. There were bright spots of fade at the underarms, which I used used the closest matching permanent dye pen I could find, but the tone is a little darker than the original color (a huge improvement, though, I very, very lightly touched up the upper left shoulder as well. There is mild fade at the top of the right shoulder and outer edge of each sleeve, as well as a little toward the hem. This wears beautifully, and I find no other issues to note!

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