Original Vintage 1940s 40s Ivory Full Length Satin Evening Dress With Floral Print By Stamp Taylor
This beautiful dress was made from a rich luxurious satin in the 1940s. The rounded neckline is surrounded by a three tiered shawl collar which drapes over the wearer’s shoulders and meets in a knot in the centre of the bust. The dress is gathered at the waist and then pleated with extra volume added to the skirt using hip padding. A metal side zipper is used to fasten the dress. Inside, the dress is unlined and has a maker’s label for Stamp Taylor Model.
Length: 56 1/2” plus 2” hem
The dress is in good condition, however there is some slight evidence of watermarking and some small stains as pictured.
This garment is available to purchase with or without dress shields. These clever little contraptions have been made by our seamstress to an original 1940s pattern and can be simply attached to your garment by tack stitching at the corners of the underarm seam, pinning (we wouldn’t recommend that, it hurts if it goes wrong, so if you try this, it is at your own risk only) or inserting tiny poppers. They then stand ready to absorb any sweat and body odours as needed and you can simply detach and launder them instead of your garment, saving you a fortune in dry cleaning bills.
They are equally suitable for suits, blazers and dresses and come in two different options:
1. Pure cream cotton for your heavier weight dresses, blazers and suits
2. White cotton muslin for lightweight summer dresses (so they don’t show through the fabric)
They are universally sized and super easy to use even for a sewing novice as only a couple of tiny stitches are required at each side to secure them.
We sell Dress Shields as a standalone item or at a discount if you purchase them with a garment. We will select the appropriate type to match the garment you have purchased.