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

  • 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
  • Reference Number
    LU54131906883
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