Early 1940's Dress; BGR 136
Early 1940's DressAbout this object
Cream/floral print rayon
This full length dress has a flared skirt with inverted pleats at the centre front and a yoked bodice, pleated and gathered for bust shaping.
It has short sleeves with cuffs, a 'sweetheart' neckline and padded shoulders typical of the period.
Side belts at the waist have press studs for fastening.
This dress has a CC41 label which refers to the clothing utility scheme - a result of wartime rationing.
BGR 136Copyright Licence
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