Vintage 1950s Maternity Dress / Silk Chiffon Tent Dress
Absolutely fabulous and extremely rare, this is a 1950s vintage maternity dress! Bright green and pink floral print SILK chiffon with a high bust line and an a-line/tent shape. Draped and ruched v-neck in front and back. Back metal zipper and fully lined in pastel spring green taffeta. This dress is in excellent condition and floats like air! This is a an exceedingly rare piece from this era and the price is firm.
PLEASE READ THE SIZE INFO --> There are no tags. Please refer to the dress measurements in inches, taken while laying flat and doubled where appropriate. The dress is shown on a modern US size 12 dress form and the front view was clipped at the upper back to show the bust-line shape. The side and back views are not clipped in the photos. While this was originally a maternity dress, it can just as easily be worn by anyone today. It is a short dress, so please refer to the length and compare it to a dress you already own, and currently wear, to ensure the length of this dress will suit you. Please leave a little room between your actual body measurements and the garment measurements for ease of movement.
Bust - across the visible seam and under the arms (see photos)- 48 inches (121.92cm)
Waist/Hips of the taffeta lining - 58 inches (147.32 cm)
Length from shoulder to hem - 39 inches (99.06 cm)
Sleeve length - 4.75 inches (12.1 cm)
Sleeve opening - 16 inches (40.64 cm)
Shoulders across the back, seam to seam - 21 inches (53.34 cm)