1940s Powder Blue Floral Cotton Day Dress, 38in Bust

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Delicate and simple 1940s homemade cotton day dress that is just what you need for hot summer days. The loose straight cut dress can be worn with a belt or loose, and I believe that this was made for maternity wear, due to the style. But do not let this put you off, with the addition of the right accessories this would be a perfect easy to care for 1940s dress to add to the collection. She has a few faults, but is still very charming and has plenty of life left in her!

• Delicate powder blue background with white and black floral print
• White binding to the shoulders and sleeve cuffs
• Small shoulders pads for structure, with small puff pleats
• Short elbow length sleeves 
• Square neckline with gathers to the bust
• Straight cut, loose fit
• Belt loops, no belt
• Made from a mid-weight woven cotton
• Fastens using cream plastic buttons to the front
• Unlined
• There is slight staining to the both underarms. There is a slight portion of fade across the back of the dress. A very small previous darn to the skirt, and there is another small hole in the sleeve which is not darned. There is also a couple of very small brown marks to the bust. All shown in last photos.
• Care/composition: No labels, handmade

Measurements:
Bust: 38in (armpit to armpit doubled)
Waist: 39in
Hips: 44in
Length: 41.5in (with 1in hem) 
Sleeve: 10.5in
Shoulder seam to shoulder seam: 14in 

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