1940s dress,linen dress,plus size,tirolian,striped,40s dress,UK 16,handmade,swing,


Shipping to United States: $16.87

♥️Original 1940s dress
♥️Linen mix fabric in a bright fancy stripe
♥️Tirolian feel with wide square neck adorned with rosettes
♥️Puffed sleeves with elasticated frill cuffs
♥️Side zip fastening-with interesting hidden metal zipper
♥️pleats into waist line and semi flared skirt
♥️Fitted bodice

🖤A few visible stitches on waist seam and areas of hnd mending
🖤Elasticated cuffs dont seem original

Measurements (measured flat)
Fits around a U.K. 16, US 12, please consult actual measurements:
Armpit to Armpit: 44”
Waist: 36”
Hips: 44” ideal
Length from back of collar: 41”

We're using a size UK 14 mannequin , the dress was too big and the measurements of the mannequin for comparison are: Bust: 38" Waist: 29 1/2" Hips: 41" Across the shoulders approx: 15" - it's slightly too big on the hips for this dress.

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Estimated shipping times

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  • North America : 5 - 7 business days
  • Europe : 3 - 5 business days
  • Australia, New Zealand and Oceania : 5 - 7 business days

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Returns & Exchanges

I gladly accept returns and exchanges

Just contact me within: 7 days of delivery

Ship items back to me within: 14 days of delivery

I don't accept cancellations

But please contact me if you have any problems with your order.

The following items can't be returned or exchanged

Because of the nature of these items, unless they arrive damaged or defective, I can't accept returns for:

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  • Digital downloads
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Conditions of return

Buyers are responsible for return shipping costs. If the item is not returned in its original condition, the buyer is responsible for any loss in value.