Vintage 1930s Dress / Bias Cut Dress Black Velvet Gown
Vintage Clothing and Kimonos are not sized the same as modern manufactured clothing. Everything sold by ThisBlueBird will include actual garment measurements in inches. When choosing an item please refer to the measurements and compare them with a similar style garment you already own. Please note the measurements are actual garment measurements and you must leave 2 to 3 inches between your actual measurements and the garment for ease of movement.
The charts on this page are here to assist you in understanding how vintage clothing and kimonos are measured and where you should measure on your body.
No Tags. This is a bespoke or home sewn dress. The measurements listed below were taken while dress was laying flat and doubled where appropriate.
Since it is cut on the bias, there is some give to this fabric. Please leave appropriate room between your measurements and those shown below for ease of movement. All measurements are shown un-stretched.
Bust - 34 inches (86.36 cm)
Waist - 28 inches (71.12 cm)
Hips - 32 inches (81.28 cm)
Length from shoulder to hem - 52 inches (132.08 cm)
Shoulders across back seam to seam (inside the rolls) - 17 inches (43.18 cm)