Vintage 1940s Sheer Cotton Day Dress Navy Blue Polka Dot Print Pintuck Short Sleeve Shirtdress Handmade Light Airy 40s Retro Housewife Frock


This is a classic, authentic, vintage 1940s sheer cotton day dress. It is a dark navy blue cotton with white polka dot.s This dress has lots of pintuck details, and a piece of fabric that snaps across the neck! The style can be worn as a house dress or out on the town, with a slip of course! This short sleeve shirtdress looks to be handmade, and has metal snaps at the waist. Classic late 40s, early 50s dress!

Just imagine all the complements and conversations you will have wearing this little dress! And you will know you are the only one on earth who owns this piece! To have a one of a kind dress! That is the magic of Vintage!

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Size: Medium
Material: cotton

Bust: 36"
Waist: 28"
Hips: 50"
Length: 41.5"
Shoulders: 15
Sleeve: 7"

Model Measurements: bust:34", waist:26", hips:38", height:5'9"
*Slip worn in photos.

CONDITION: Very Good! It is missing a few buttons, and has some fading on the shoulders.

Please convo me with any questions! Thank you!


Vintage 1940s, Sheer Cotton, Day Dress, Navy Blue dress, Polka Dot dress, Pintuck dress, Short Sleeve, Shirtdress, Handmade dress, 40s dress, Retro Housewife, Frock

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US Sizing Chart in inches
Sz-- B W H
00-- 31.5 23 34
0--- 32.5 25 35
2--- 33.5 26 36
4--- 34.5 27 37
6--- 35.5 28 38
8--- 36.6 29 39
10-- 37.5 30 40
12-- 39 31.5 41.5
14-- 40.5 33 43
16-- 42 34.5 44.5
18-- 43.5 36 46.5
20-- 46 37.5 48.5
22-- 48 42 50
24-- 50 44 52
26-- 52 46 54
28-- 54 48 56
30--56 50 58
32-- 58 52 60