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2 Vintage Ladies Dresses

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Start price: $10

Estimated price: $100 - $200

Buyer's premium: 18%

2 Vintage Ladies Dresses includes a c1950 Red Printed Cotton Summer Dress, three quarter length, with a red colonial inspired print of birds, fruits and vines on a beige background. The fabric was made by The Springs Cotton Mills in Fort Mill, South Carolina. As well as thin shoulder straps, a pleated wide round neck bust, and side metal zip closure. Only the bust is lined in a fine white cotton. Possibly homemade due to its primitive construction. Laying flat the dress measures: bust 18”, waist 14”, length 47”. The dress is in good condition with only loose threads on the badly sewn bottom hem which could be easily resewn. Along with a c1950 Blue/Green Linen Dress, sz 10, designed by Jacques Fath for Joseph Halpert features a muted blue green linen body, gentle V neck, cap sleeves, 2 front pockets with angular details, and a metal zip back closure. It has a unique detachable white linen halter overlay with a plunging neckline and 3 mother of pearl closures attached a matching blue/green linen belt with a back facing kidskin leather backed square linen buckle. Both the pockets of the dress and the back of the belted halter overlay are backed/lined with dusty pink acetate. There is an internal label with a drapers I.D. number 5595, style number 789, size 10. Laying flat the dress measures: bust 16”, waist 12”, length 43”. Laying flat the halter belted overlay measures: 26” long, belt 36” long. The set is in good condition with several faint stains on the shoulders of the dress. If you have any doubt, please ask questions! We will provide extra pictures, or can schedule an in person or video conference preview at your convenience. In house Flat Rate Shipping of $20 is a domestic shipping estimate for first lot and includes insurance. We will gladly combine multiple lots for your convenience and economy. Each additional lot we can pack in the same box is $5 each. Please feel free to contact us with any questions or for an International Shipping Quote BEFORE the auction.