This is an incredible dress from the very late 1950s or very early 1960s. The fabric is cotton with a fabulous Monarch Butterfly print. Exquisite and chic cut. It closes with an Eclair zipper on the side, so this dress is made in France.
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: 26" (66cm) natural fit. It can fit a 27" (68cm) a bit tight but wearable
Shoulder to waist: 15" (38cm)
Waist to bottom: 23" (58cm) + 5" (12cm) hem to let down
Length: 38" (106cm)
Sweep, taken flat side to side: 35" (88cm)
Fabric: Cotton, metal zipper
Condition: Fabulous condition with a couple of pinholes under the bust (view photo), one tiny hole close to the zipper (view photo), a couple of tiny marks in the waistband produced by the friction of a belt (view photo). Any of these are remarkable, the overall condition of the dress is great! The fabric is in amazing shape and its colors are vivid.