1949 S/S JACQUES FATH Black & White Gingham Fan Back Peplum Afternoon Dress

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Incredibly rare Jacques Fath black and white cotton gingham dress from his Spring-Summer 1949 American collection for Joseph Halpert. Impeccably tailored fan-tail bustle back with peplum flair is embellished with buttons. Two large front patch pockets. Button detail at neckline. Closes up center back with "Talon" metal zipper and snaps. Also contains a label for "Heins - Waukegan, Illinois". There is no fabric content label, but this dress feels like it is crafted of cotton. There is no size content label, but this dress appears to fit like a current women's Small to Medium. Please refer to measurements to insure a proper fit.

Measurements:
Chest: 22"+ (armpit to armpit)
Waist: 26" (narrowest point)
Hip: 34" (measured 6" below waist)
Total Length: 48.5" (at front), 52" (at back)
Details
Designer
JACQUES FATH
Period
1940-1949
Condition
Excellent. Upon a VERY CLOSE EXAMINATION, we found a few tiny spots; some very faint discoloration to the shoulders and skirt; one small seam separation at the bottom of the zipper. Please refer to photos..
Wear
Wear consistent with age and use
Dealer Location
Thiensville, WI
Number of Items
1
Reference Number
LU54131906883
Address
E-Collectique Luxury Resale
174 S Main St
Thiensville WI 53092
US
(262) 649-4769
1stdibs Dealer since 2016 Located in Thiensville, WI
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