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  • Rose colored two piece wool knit dress from the 1950s

    This rose colored woman's two piece wool knit dress has a top with an overall pattern of overlapping horizontal ribbed squares, 3/4 length raglan sleeves with ribbed cuffs, and a round neckline with a ribbed turn-over collar. There is a 6" neck zipper, and a ribbed bottom with belt loops for 3/4" self belt with a brass buckle. The straight skirt has a wide vertical ribbed pattern and an elasticized waistband. Label (in top): "Created by Chevy Chase Knitwear Mills, Inc."

  • Bridesmaid's dress of pale pink silk organza from the 1950s

    Bridesmaid's dress of pale pink silk organza over pink taffeta. Waltz length. Sleeveless. "v" neck. Bodice is pleated in front, appears to cross over. Wide sash of pink and green glace' silk, with bow in back. Circular skirt, with small stiff net panniers underneath. Zipper down back..Pellon underskirt. Label:

  • Blue brocade cocktail dress from the 1950s

    This blue, "V" neck floral pattern brocade women's cocktail dress has self-covered buttons down the front, and short, raglan sleeves. The bell-shaped skirt has a wide bow knot in front across the hips. The dress is lined with blue organza, and has a narrow self belt. Label "Christian Dior, New York".

  • Blue wool knit dress from the late 1940s to early 1950s

    Woman's blue wool knit dress; shift style with hidden elastic waist, boat neckline, and cap sleeves. The dress has white, ribbon top knit stripes 1/4" wide in groups of four, running horizontally down the length of the dress. The 1" hem is secured with a stockinet stitch. One of the first knit dreses imported from Italy.