Vintage 1940s Yellow Striped Nightgown | Small Medium | by Lorraine

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Vintage 40s Yellow Nightgown Medium Details:
- diagonal gored skirt, bust and horizontal strip side and back panel contrast.
- gathered bust for added dimension and drape
- ribbon tie to draw in the waist
- sheer, slinky knit acetate
- below the knee fit
- 2 blue petal flower trim to bodice
- best for a medium but pay attention to hips. This would fit a busty, smaller hip medium though material is stretchy

Closure - none - slips over head

Material: sheer knit acetate

Decade: 1940s

Brand/Tags: Lorraine, Perfect Fitting Acetate, Large (this does not fit like a modern large), 40-42

Condition: Very good - 4 small darns to knit with material from nightgown, ribbon edge where meets dress reinforced with some stitches, a small amount to light pulls to the fabric. Clean ready to wear.

Measurements: (taken flat and doubled when needed)
Bust - 36" (could accommodate a larger size due to amount of length and gathering for bust)
Waist - 30" (waist should be smaller as the tie should draw it in)
Hips - 37" (important measurement as it is smaller - gown is meant to be fitted in hip area but not really stretched)
Bottom Sweep - 60"
Length- 45" (taken top of shoulder to bottom hem)
Shoulder to waist - 17.5" (measured from top of shoulder to where bottom of ribbon attaches