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Dee Davenport Howe

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

 

1940's Black silk velvet dress. High square neck line. Elbow length sleeves, with gathers at the shoulders, and has a gathered cord trim on the shoulder seam. The front of the bodice has the same silk velvet cord trim down the front. Natural waist line, side snap closure. "A" line shape skirt, Lower calf length. 3 velvet covered buttons and loops for closure in the back of the neck. Excellent / mint Condition. 34 inch bust and hips, 27 inch waist and 46 inches long.

cat# DC5294 price $145.00

 

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Beautiful 1940s Dress and Jacket 2 shades of blue and black silk cord. Great fabric and beautiful dress and jacket. Dress has a scoop neck line, short sleeves,Natural waistline. Straight style skirt. Side metal zipper. . Skirt is mid calf length The jacket is Bolero style , no collar, 3/4 sleeves. 2 Ribbon art decorations one on each side of jacket opening. . The only flaw that I see, the dress is missing the belt. Dress is more blue than photo shows.

cat# DC6660 price $145.00 "SOLD"

 

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1940's Red Knit suit. Straight style skirt with a vertical rib knit design. Lower calf length. Elastic waist. 28 inch waist, 34 inch hips and 31 inches long. The sweater , has a fold over shawl collar. Long sleeves with slight bat wing style, under the arms and narrow at the cuffs. Waist of the sweater is horizontal ribbed. 8 Brass button with embossed bows. 34 inch bust, 27 inch waist. Insect hole on the Left Sleeve, Back of right shoulder, Right sleeve all shown in photos. The skirt has One hole on the front right side 1/4 way down, And on the right 1'2 way down . One damage spot on the inside of the waist band also shown in photos. Any fading you see is a trick of the camera, . Otherwise Excellent Condition. Label Peck and Peck 5th Ave NY.

cat# DC6010 Price $55.00

 

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1940's Dark gray Joan Crawford style suit, Light weight silky style fabric. Skirt is a straight style pencil skirt, 28 inch waist 38 inch hips 31 inches long. Jacket Padded shoulders medium shawl style collar with a same fabric appliqué on the left side. Long sleeves with turned up cuffs. 6 button front closure Natural waist line with a 7 inch peplum. Around the bottom of the peplum is the same fabric appliqué as on the collar. The jacket is lined in dark gray crepe, underarms are faded a little on the lining only. Jacket 36 inch bust 28 inch waist. Label E. OConnor + Co Excellent Condition.

cat# DC5881 price $155.00 "SOLD"

 

 

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1940's Gorgeous Royal blue velvet dress. Sweetheart neckline . Elbow length sleeves, with padded shoulders. Gathers in front of shoulders. Natural waist line, with a blue velvet belt and buckle. Side button closure. A line shape skirt, upper calf length. 36 inch bust and hips. 27 inch waist, 41 inches long from shoulder to hem. No flaws that I notice. Excellent Condition.

cat# DC5912 price $145.00

 

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1940's Black sheer rayon dress, with white and gray flowers with pink centers. V neck padded shoulders, pleats in front of the shoulders to give fullness in the bust . 3/4 length sleeves. Loose fitting bodice and waist line, with V seam in front. 2 pleats in front of each hip. Mid calf length skirt. 3 large gores in the back of the skirt. Side metal zipper. 40 inch bust, 30 inch waist, 45 inches long. Excellent Condition.

cat# DC6186 price$95.00 "SOLD"

 

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1940's Home made cotton print dress. Cranberry with small white flowers. Dress has white eyelet trim. Wing collars in front, with white eyelet around the out side of the collars. V neck. Eyelet trim down the front center with 4 buttons. The buttons are just for decoration only. Elbow length sleeves with eyelet trim. Dress has a yoke and below the yoke to the waist the dress is gathered. 8 inch peplum in front only and it also has eyelet trim. A line shape skirt. Dress has no zipper or snaps it slips on over the head, and is loose fitting. Bust is 22 inches flat and 44 inches around. Waist is 18 inches flat and 36 inches around. Hips are 22 inches flat and 44 around. Dress is 43 inches long from shoulders to hem. Excellent Condition.

cat# DC6673 price $75.00

 

 

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Late 1940's Dark Gray dress. V neck in front, wide pointed collar. Large like fabric bow at the base of the V neck with a rhinestone Pin. Dress has short sleeves with turned up cuffs. Natural waist line with a like fabric belt. 2 hip pockets. Straight style skirt. Side metal zipper. The Fabric has a sheen to it. 36 inch bust, 27 inch waist, 36/37 inch hips, 42 inches long from shoulder to hem. The only flaw that I notice is very slight under arm stain under on the right side.

cat# DC6644 price $145.00

 

 

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1940's Lime green tulle strapless gown. 2 layers of lime green tulle and has a lime green taffeta lining. In between the 2 layers of the tulle , the gown has white artificial daises with yellow centers and green leaves. 5 small daises in the bust area. 5 inch waist band at the natural waist line starting under the bust to waist. Side metal zipper, very gathered full floor length skirt. 6 larger daises in the skirt in front . A 20 inch wide gathered piece of tulle that is attached to the right shoulder in front and goes over the shoulder and hangs to the floor in back . This tulle is very pleated and has some tiny holes in it , they can't be seen in the folds. The skirt has a few tiny holes they are also hidden in the fabric pleats. Otherwise Excellent Condition. 32/33 inch bust, 26 inch waist, 61 inches long.

cat# DC6151 price $125.00

 

 

 

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1940s Off white silk blouse. No collar. Short sleeves. 6 button closure in back. Around the neck in front the blouse is decorated with off white silk leaves and 2 rose buds, these are hand sewn on. Label Morlove . Blouse has 2 iron on repairs one on the neck on the right side where 5 tiny line slits in the silk. The other repair is on the hem by the right hip 2 tiny slits , that will be covered when blouse is tucked into the skirt. 40 inch bust, 32 inch waist.

 cat# DC6148 price $35.00 "SOLD"

 

 

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1940's Black silk velvet dress. "V" neck with a rhinestone dress clip at the base of the "V" . In the front of the bodice is an inverted "V" design. This "V" is make of black silk velvet rushing. This design gives the impression of an opening of a bolero jacket. Dress has smocking on the shoulders, long sleeves, narrow at the cuffs, with 4 velvet covered buttons and loops for closure. Natural waistline. The dress has a fabric covered belt with a rhinestone buckle that matches the dress clip on the neck. The skirt is lower calf length, "A" line shape. The hem of the skirt is trimmed with the same velvet rushing as the bodice. Side and back zippers. Dress is in Excellent Condition. 38 inch bust, 30 inch waist, 46 inches long.

cat# DC5508 price $175.00

 

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Late 1930s early 1940's Black velvet blouse. Sweet heart neckline. 3/4 length with gathers on the sides. Loose fitting in the bust area and waist. Natural waist line, 7 inch peplum. 36 inch bust, 30 inch waist, 16 inches between shoulders, shoulder to hem is 24 inches. Excellent Condition. no label could be home made. One flaw a tiny hole on the peplum about the size of a pencil eraser. Shown in photo on the out side and inside.

cat# DC6665 price $75.00

 

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1940's Brown gabardine suit jacket. Lapel style collar. Wide padded shoulders. Long sleeves. 5 button closure. 2 hip pockets. 10 inch peplum. The jacket is not lined. No skirt. Excellent Condition. 36 inch bust, 30 inch waist.

cat# DC6491 price $55.00

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 Daveda Howe

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


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