Original 1950s dress and bolero set.
A home sewn piece, it is made from ice blue artificial silk and has a black novelty print of wishbones. A slim fitting bodice with a ruched centre, it has a side zip and a full skirt. The bolero features three quarter length sleeves and is trimmed with cotton velvet.
It is too small for the mannequin and is best suited to a 30"/31" bust and up to a 25" waist. However, to ensure that this will fit you, please compare the measurements below to a similar item you already own;
Flat bust 16"
Flat waist 12.5"
Top of strap to waist 15"
Top of strap to hem 40.5"
Underarm sleeve length on the bolero 12.5"
Shoulders on bolero 14.5"
Length of bolero 16.5"
Good. Being a homemade piece there are a couple of wobbly seams and one sleeve has been pieced together on the back to make it from what fabric they had. There are a few faint marks on the set, most lost within the fullness of the skirt.