vintage 1940s maxi dress

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From our Stylist's Collection

This is a vintage floral maxi dress from the 1940s. A lush rose print colors the cotton dress. It features a fitted waist with welt seam detailing, a gathered bust, and a full maxi skirt. A braided single strap drapes over the left shoulder. The dress closes with a zipper up the back.


In good condition with wear consistent with age and use. 


Approximate Fit XS
Bust 34 inch 86.4 cm
Waist 24 inch 61 cm
Length 48.5 inch 123.2 cm 
Skirt Length 40 inch 101.6 cm


  • Items measured lying flat
  • Bust measured across the front from armpit to armpit. Double the measurement for size. 
  • Waist measured across the dress on the waist seam, or wear the waist would naturally lie. Double for size. 
  • Hips measured across the dress at the fullest part of the hips (approximately 7-9 inches below the waist).  Double for size. 
  • Length measured down the center of the back from the top neck seam to the bottom of the garment. 
  • Skirt length measured down the center back of the dress from the waist seam to hem


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Our philosophy behind the collections of 86 Vintage is to find something from decades past and inspire our customer to translate it into their home and wardrobe. 

With back grounds in fashion and interior design , our curators select various pieces that provoke thought and creativity.  Whether in its craftsmanship, worn patina, pattern, or color, each piece is appreciated for its unique character.

The collections truly are an extension of  the thought process poured into every design project. 

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