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Rare original 1930s satin backed black crepe dress - UK 12
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Condition: Used : Split the cost with friends
An item that has been previously worn. See the seller’s listing for full details and description of any imperfections. See all condition definitions- opens in a new window or tab
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Decade: 1930s Material: Crepe
Size: M (12-14) Chest Size: 36.5
Main Colour: Black Waist Size: 31
Vintage Type: True Vintage Shoulder to Hem: 47

Richard Lester

Rare original 1930s satin backed black crepe dress


A classic, simply cut original 1930s black crepe dress, the collar lined in contasting ivory and with beautiful subtle fitted shoulder pads.

With ties to draw in the waist the dress has two poppers to the collar and slips over the head to wear. Unlabelled.

Please do not hesitate to contact me should you have any queries. I am always happy to combine postage at cost on multiple purchases.


Equivalent to a modern UK 12, bust measures 36.5 inches, waist 31 inches max but designed to be drawn in with the ties, hips largely free due to folds to the skirts. From mid-shoulder to hem is 47 inches.


Very good vintage condition, the contrasting ivory fabric later hand sewn to the collar edge (easily removed if required). 


  • UK £4.00 
  • Europe £8.50
  • Rest of the world £9.50

Payment to be received within 5 days of sale (unless otherwise agreed) after which time a non-paying bidder case is automatically opened.

Please see my other items


UK Dress US Dress Bust Waist Hips
8 4 32" 25" 35"
10 6 33.5" 27" 36.5"
12 8 35" 28.5" 37.5"
14 10 36.5" 30" 39.5"
16 12 38" 31.5" 41"
18 14 40" 34" 42.5"





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