WWI 1910s Black Utility Dress
WWI 1910s Black Utility Dress
WWI 1910s Black Utility Dress
WWI 1910s Black Utility Dress
WWI 1910s Black Utility Dress
WWI 1910s Black Utility Dress

WWI 1910s Black Utility Dress

Regular price
$185.00
Sale price
$165.00
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Truly special WWI era (1910s) black linen/cotton utility dress. Avant-garde design and construction. Note the structural shape of the shoulders and sleeves. Mock buttons with snap closures and hook and eye at the waist.

HISTORY
There was a stark difference between fashions before the Great War and after. Wartime fashions were often more somber and made for utility. This dress is a great example a working class garment- possibly even government or military related with the bold shoulders, modesty and durable fabric.

Measurements:
Bust: 38”
Waist: 27”
Hips: 46”
Bodice length: 18"
Total length: 43.5”
Sleeve length: 21”
Shoulders: 18”

For reference, model is 5'4" size 4

CONDITION
Excellent antique condition. Looks like it has been stored in a cedar chest since it was made. A couple hidden mends at collar.
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