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1940's Clothing (Page 1)

Dee Davenport Howe

146 Bowdoin Street ~ Springfield, Massachusetts 01109 ~ (413) -781-1505

 

1940's Black Rayon Dress. V neck. Elbow length sleeves, padded shoulders. 4 like fabric covered buttons for closure down the front of bodice and hook closure at the waist. Dress is decorated with with a satin draping from each shoulder to the V neck. Also a cord tassel hangs from the center of each draping also for decoration. Natural waist line. Smocking on each hip in front. Loose fitting skirt. lower calf length. 34 inch bust, 36 inch hips. 26 inch waist. 45 inches long from shoulder to hem. Excellent Condition.

Cat# DC6675 price $85.00

 

 

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1940's Navy and white gabardine suit. Joan Crawford style. Medium size pointed collar, 3 button closure, buttons are covered with like fabric. The first button needs a repair. Suit has long sleeves, padded shoulders,natural waistline, 9 inch peplum. 2 hip pockets in front. Jacket has hand details around the lapels, down the front, along the edges of the pockets. The back of the jacket has a yoke with hand details. Jacket is lined in navy crepe. Bust 34 inches, waist 28 inches. Straight style skirt, side metal zipper, lower mid calf length. The skirt has a 3 inch hem and it's only basted . The jacket/ peplum has only one flaw a tiny insect hole near the side seam on the right side. The skirt has one small insect hole on the right side 3 inches from the center seam, 6 inches down from the waist it's just a dot hole. Jacket has one dot hole on the right above the bust. Skirt is 26 inch waist, 38 inch hips and 29 inches long. Label Stuart's of Boston.

Cat# DC5703 price $135.00

 

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1940's Medium green cotton skirt. A line shape. one pocket on the right hip. 8 button closure in the front. Buttons are a little smaller than a dime and are mother of pearl. Skirt has 4 button holes both back and front on the waist band, must have had shoulder straps at one time. Waist 26 inches, 40 inch hips and 29 inches long. Mint Condition.

 Cat# DC5706 price $55.00

 

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1940's Black rayon dress. Square neck line. Elbow length sleeves. The front of the bodice is pleated all the way across. Natural waistline, dress has a wide gathered waist band that ties in the back. A little more than A line shape skirt, it's wide at the bottom for dancing. Back and Side metal zippers. Dress has one dot hole in front of the bodice it's smaller than the head of a pencil eraser. The hole is under a pleat as shown in the photo. Dress has no labels. 34 inch bust and hips. 30 inch waist with a tie belt in back. 40 inches long from shoulder to hem. Dress is from 1942/43 WW2. Excellent Condition.

Cat# DC6678 price $85.00

 

 

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1940's Rayon silk print dress. Dark green with white, pink and light green tiny squares. A sweet heart neck line. Elbow length sleeves. 12 Lucite buttons with fabric loops down the front. Natural waist line. 9 inch peplum in front. A line gored skirt. 40 inch bust and hips. 34 inch waist, waist should fit loose. 46 inches long from shoulder to hem. Excellent Condition.

Cat# DC5947 price $95.00

 

 

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1940's Black almost sheer rayon dress with black silk trim, around the neck, down the front and on cuffs. High round neck with a slash front. One inch black silk trim around the neck and down the front to the hem. Short sleeves with turned up cuffs with one inch silk trim. Natural waist line, 2 pleats at each hip. Straight style skirt, side metal zipper. 34 inch bust, 27 inch waist, 37 inch hips and 42 inches from shoulder to hem. Excellent Condition.

Cat# DC5743 price $85.00

 

 

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1940's Black evening gown. The bodice is black velvet with a sweetheart neckline. Elbow length puffy sleeves. Natural waist line front V seam. Bodice has rhinestones sprinkled all over the bodice and blue sequins along the edge of the neckline and down the front center, blue sequins on the sides of the sleeves. Side metal zipper. The skirt is black rayon, A line, floor length. 34 inch bust, 27 inch waist, 34 inch hips and 57 inches long from shoulder to hem. Excellent Condition.

Cat# DC6519 price $175.00

 

 

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1940's Plum color silk velvet skirt. A Line shape with 2 narrow gores in front. Calf length, Side snap closure. 3 little water stains in back down low. 2 small ones that don't show and a larger one is visible but the camera flash makes it look worse than it is. Otherwise it's in Excellent Condition. 34 inch waist, 44 inch hips and 27 inches long from waist to hem. Any color variation that you see is a trick of the camera. Sorry about that

Cat# DC5922 price $85.00

 

 

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1930's/ 40's Sheer rayon mauve and off white evening gown. Gown is off white semi sheer rayon with an overlay of sheer mauve. Side metal zipper. Low scoop neck line in front and back. Neck line is trimmed with 2 ruffles, one on top of the other. Mauve ruffle on top and off white ruffle on the bottom. Elastic around the shoulders , the gown can be worn on the shoulders or off the shoulder style. Natural waist line with no seam. A double ruffle around the hips. The skirt starts at the hips and is gathered. Gown might be home made no labels. Gown is in mint condition except some minor soiling at the bottom of the hem where it touches the floor. Bust 34 inches, waist 26 inches, hips 36 inches and 58 inches long.

Cat# DC6146 price $235.00

 

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1940's Black silk faille dress. square neckline, gathers on the shoulders, short sleeves,padded shoulders. Small draping over the bust with a bead trim on the left side. Natural waistline, side zipper. The skirt has waterfall on the left side, lower calf length. Excellent Condition. Bust 34 inches, waist 26 inches, hips 38 inches, from shoulder to hem 47 inches.

Cat# DC5637 price $175.00

 

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1940's Black rayon Blouse. High round neck. Sheer rayon yoke in front. Dark gray bead leaf design around the edge of the yoke. The rest of the blouse is black rayon. One inch tuck on each shoulder. Cape style sleeves with sheer rayon trim on the cuffs. Natural fitted waist line. with a 9 inch flared peplum. Back metal zipper. 26 inch waist, 34 inch bust. Excellent Condition.

Cat# DC5745 price $75.00 "SOLD"

 

 

 

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1940's Black silk faille dress. Cap sleeves, "V" neck with an insert. Natural waistline. The bodice is sprinkled with rhinestones. Straight style skirt with 3 inch tucks starting at the hips and going down to the hem. Back metal zipper. 36 inch bust and hips. 30 inch waist. 43 inches long. Excellent Condition.

Cat# DC6127 price $175.00 "SOLD"

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 Daveda Howe

146 Bowdoin Street ~ Springfield, Massachusetts 01109 ~ (413) -781-1505  


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