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#30-1586- 1930s Floral Chiffon Dress 34 Bust, Issues - $55.00

Era - late 1930s
Measurements - This item is 45 inches long, it will fit a 34 inch bust with room, 28 inches at waist, 36 inches at hips.
Label - none
Fabric - creped chiffon

Sheer off-white creped silk chiffon dress with poppy flowers in bright coral and turquoise. Multi rhinestone buttons with loops on the bodice. Half sleeves are puffed and fitted at the bottoms and they have shirring on the shoulders. Slim, gored skirt. Snaps on the side opening, matching belt, dress is unlined.

Condition - Good condition, and wearable if you don't mind some flaws. 4 out of the 19 buttons have rhinestones missing. Light discolor under the front and back of both arms. There are three 1/8 inch holes on one bust. Some scattered age spots and tiny holes.

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#30-1587- 1930s Black Gown with Gold Embroidery & Shirred Bodice - 34 Bust - $150.00

Era - late 1930s to early 1940s
Measurements - This item is 57 inches long, it will fit a 34 inch bust with room, 26-1/2 inches at waist, 37 inches at hips. The sweep of the sheer layer is 152 inches
Label - none
Fabric - embroidered rayon chiffon over taffeta
Cleaning - Dry cleaned

Excellent evening gown that is a black rayon chiffon with metallic gold thread embroidery in a net design. The bodice is shirred and it has sheer sleeves. The black acetate lining in the skirt is narrower than the full chiffon layer. Metal side zipper.

Condition - Excellent condition, no flaws seen. The belt in the photo is not included.

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#40-1588- Light Pink Embroidered Silk Satin Oriental Pajamas - $75.00

Era - 1930-40s
Measurements - This top is 23 inches long, it will fit a 34 inch bust with room,16-1/2 inches across shoulders, 21 inch long sleeves. The pants are 38 inches long. 14-1/2 inch rise, 25 inch inseam, 38 inches at hips.
Label - Elegant Art - Special Made
Fabric - silk satin
Cleaning - dry clean

Light but bright pink silk satin pajamas that appear to be unworn. The top has white and pink embroidery down the front, white piping on the collar and the ends of the sleeves, narrow white cotton lace down the front and frog closures. Loops for belt and pockets (belt show in photo does not go with the set) The pants have yoke front with white piping and elastic across the back of the waist. Wide legs, also with white piping.

Condition - Very good to Excellent condition. No flaws seen on the top. The pants have very faint fade down the side of leg and they need new elastic in the waist. Belt in the photo is not included.

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#30-1590- 1930s Little Girl's Pleated Peach Crepe Dress - $20.00

Era - 1930s
Measurements - This item is 22 inches long, 36 inches wide under the arms .
Label - none
Fabric - silk
Cleaning - has not been cleaned

Girl's peach silk dress with ruffles of fabric for sleeves and ruffles around the bottom. Embroidery on the front-side of neck and through the dropped waist. There is a slit on each side of the embroidery at the waist for a ribbon sash to run through. Snap on the back of the neck, unlined.

Condition - Good condition. Dress has not been cleaned and it is lightly dirty. There are about 8 tiny scattered holes that are 1/8 to 1/4 inch in size and a few tiny thin spots.

#30-1591- 1930s Peach Silk Panties with Wide Lace - $45.00

Era - 1930s
Measurements - This item is 10 inches long, the waist stretches up to 32 inches, but it's best suited to fit up to 25 inches at waist, 32 inches at hips because that's as big as the waist stretches to.
Label - none
Fabric - peach silk with ivory cotton lace
Cleaning - hand washed and hung to dry

Risque! Peach silk panties with elastic waist. There is a panel of sheer cotton lace below the elastic waist and down the sides and around the bottom of the legs. The legs are slit up the sides.

Condition - Excellent condition, appear to be unworn, still have crispness to the fabric and the lace.

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#30-1224- 1930s Mauve Lace Gown and Jacket - $150.00

Era - 1930s
Measurements - The dress is 58 inches long, it will fit a 36 inch bust, 30 inches at waist, 38 inches at hips. Jacket is 18 inches long, 16 inches across shoulders, 37 inch bust
Label - none
Fabric - rayon lace
Cleaning - Lightly hand washed and hung to dry.

Mauve all lace gown and jacket. The jacket has short sleeves and open front. The gown has v-neck and wide waist, velvet flowers at bust. Cap sleeves and keyhole opening on the back. Hem is slightly fuller. Dress is unlined, no slip with it. Snap opening on the sides, matching belt.

Condition - The dress is in very good to excellent condition. I see no holes in the lace and the lace feels strong when you pull on it. There is a 1/4 inch repair on the back-center of the jacket. Both pieces do have some scattered light brown age spots (1/2 inch in size) which includes a 10 inch area on the mid-front of dress that has very faint spots.

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#30VB-263- Hand Made Purse for 1938 New Jersey State Fair Competition - $20.00

Era - 1938
Measurements - 8-1/2 x 8 inches
Label - none, hand made
Fabric - silk taffeta

Interesting little purse that was entered as 'Most Appropriate gift for an elderly lady' at the 1938 New Jersey State Fair. It is made of an olive-brown taffeta with hand stitched trapunto quilting on the front and the back. Has ivory lining, two short straps and a metal zipper closure.

Condition - Very good condition. There are a few small holes in the silk around the top edge fold and there is a 1/4 inch hole on the side where you can see the quilting fiber poking out.

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