This is a precious Italian couture dress from the 1940s made by Richard, Milano. The fabric is top quality linen in yellow with a delicious green leaves embroidery. The shape of the dress is amazing and we just love her heartneck bust. It closes with a side metal zipper.
Measures - Please make sure you double-check your own measures and compare them to the ones below.
Shoulders seam to seam:
Armpit to armpit: 17" (44cm)
Waist: 25" (64cm) natural fit, it could fit a tight 26" (66cm).
Shoulder to waist: 16" (40cm)
Waist to bottom: 29" (74cm) + aprox. 5" (12cm) hem to let down
Length: 45" (114cm)
Sweep, taken flat side to side: 42" (108cm)
Fabric: Linen, metal zipper
Condition: Her overall condition is just awesome but has some minor flaws: It has a damage in the seam between the waist and the bust (view photo). This could be fixed/hidden just by making an embroidery of the same green. It has a small hole at the bottom back of the skirt (view photo). One small mark on the back of the skirt (view photo). One tiny mark also on the back of the skirt (view photo). No other issues at all! Clean and ready to wear!