40s 50s Women's Day Dress Vintage Large Scale Plaid Sunshine Colors M/L VFG Brentwood JC Penney
This is a fabulous late 1940s into early 1950s cotton day dress. The fitted bodice has cap sleeves and a jaunty flyout collar with oversized points. Skirt is A-line, lightly gathered into waist in front. Two large patch pockets on the skirt with angled diagonal plaid flaps add another sporty touch.
SIZE: No size label
|Bodice length from shoulder seam
FABRIC/COLORS: A wonderfully bold large scale printed plaid in vibrant yellow, dark red, and light orange with a bit of white and cobalt blue. The fabric is a sturdy cotton.
TAGS: A Brentwood Cotton, J.C. Penney Co. Inc.
CLOSURES: The dress completely opens and closes in front with nine large white plastic buttons. A self-fabric sash ties at the waist.
CONDITION: There was a small hole - about 1 x 1/4" - hole in the fabric of the collar at the back of the neck. I refolded a small section of seam and hand stitched - see before and after closeups.