1950s striped vintage shirt waister dress


  • Description


This is a super cotton shirt waister dress with a striped design in white, grey and yellow. It has garlands of leaves running through in brown, blue, green and black. It has integral cap sleeves and a shirt collar neckline. It fastens with buttons to the seamed waist. the skirt is very full and flared from tight gathers under the waist band. There is a side metal zip fastening.

Vintage items rarely conform to modern day sizings and the UK size we give is only a guide. You are advised to check the measurements carefully to ensure a good fit.


bust: 32"/34"

waist: 27"

hips: free

length: 41"

Approximately UK size: 10 but please check measurements

1950s / CONDITION: Very good - there is a patch repair near one armpit which is so skillfully done it needs close scrutiny when worn. A couple of very faint marks to the bodice and a fine scratch in the fabric at the back bodice.

Please refer to our grading and sizing guides.

Tags: 1950s, UK 10

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