Original Vintage 1940s 40s Lemon Yellow Cotton Silk Fleck Summer Mock Suit Day Dress
This lightweight day dress was made from a lemon yellow silk cotton blend in the 1940s. The dress has a v-neckline with an embroidered scalloped edge to the lapels. It is cut in a mock suit style with a row of five buttons extending down to the waist. The scalloped edge detail was also used to adorn the placket edge and the hem of the mock jacket. At the bodice, the seam above the bust is adorned with flattering pleating while the short sleeves have a single pleat to give a slight puff sleeve effect. Inside, the dress is without labels or lining.
The dress is in good condition, there is some slight underarm staining as well as some other faint stains as pictured. Some of the inside seams are quite frayed and there is evidence that the side seams have been let out at some point.