Original 1940’s DEADSTOCK CC41 Cotton Linen Dress in Chocolate Brown - With Original Shop Labels
Vintage 1940’s Deadstock CC41 cotton linen dress in a warm chocolate brown with original strung shop labels. This is a fabulous piece of 1940’s wartime fashion and is a piece of British history. This dress features a classic and very iconic utility silhouette and features a sharp pointed collar, button down front, single pocket, shaped sleeve with button fastening and a lovely draping. The piece features a makers and utility label to the inside of its neck. It features the original card shop label strung to its belt loop. Please see condition report below.
This fabulous piece is a phenomenal staple for any 1930’s or 1940’s wearer and is such a versatile piece. Great for both day and evening wear with varying accessories. It looks great paired with green, blue or yellow for most authentic colour pallet styling. A must have piece of any forties collector or fashion enthusiast. A lovely treat to yourself, friend or loved one.
Bust - 38’
Waist - 30’
Hips - 38’
Nape to Waist - 16’
Waist to Hem - 29’ with an upturned hem of 2’
If you require any more measurements, please don't hesitate to send us a message. All garments are pinned to the mannequin for display purposes.
Material : Cotton Linen
Label : CC41 / Makers Label and Original Strung Shop Card Label
Good Vintage Condition, flaws to note - General overall fade which gives an overall reddish brown hue. Missing its original belt but still retains belt loops. 1 small black dot to the back of the bodice. These flaws do not detract from the wearability of the piece. It presents s beautifully and is ready to wear.
Accessories shown are for photography purposes only, and are not included in the sale. Some of our items may be shown with a petticoat these are not included in the sale. Many of our collections will be pinned to the mannequin to show the shape of the item more accurately.
I only allow returns or exchange on very rare occasions, where I have made an error.
You must contact us within 48 hours of receiving your order if you have an issue, if an exchange or refund is issued it must be sent back within 48 hours after our conversation. No refunds or exchanges will be given with issues based upon fit of a garment, please ensure you measure correctly and if you need more measurements than listed please don't hesitate to get in contact with us.
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Buried in the cobbled streets of the historic town of Shrewsbury, Shropshire Maggie Mae’s Vintage stocks a wide selection of vintage clothing, accessories & textiles from the 1920’s through to the 1950’s. We now have a vintage lifestyle shop and house fabulous reproduction fashions and beauty products alongside our carefully curated original collections. Our shop is open 9.30 - 5.00 Tuesdays to Saturdays where you can find Maggie and her Team, private shopping experiences are also available. 2 - 3 Dogpole, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, SY1 1EN