An absolutely stunning example of a vintage traditional Austrian dirndl dress in a vibrant blue with a pretty blue and white floral print.
The dress is sleeveless, has a scoop neckline with piping and a scalloped edge. There is a button front with 5 decorative pewter floral buttons, and a hook and eye closure and a snap fastener below the waistband. The waistband is fixed with shirred detail. There is piping around the neckline, the armholes and at the back of the bodice giving it a beautiful shape, see pic 6. The bodice is fully lined, the skirt is unlined, it is a good mid weight cotton, there is one concealed pocket on the right side of the skirt.
The dress is of very good quality and beautifully made.
The dress can be worn as is or with a pretty white top underneath.
Bust : 35”-36” ( bust darts). There is a seam allowance of 1” either side of the bodice so, it can be altered if necessary to fit up to 38” bust.
Waist : 29”
Hips : Free
Bodice Length : 16”
Length : 42”
Best Fit : UK size 10-12, US size 6-8
Label : Loden Plankl ( Wien 1. Michaelerplatz 6 ), see pic 7
Fabric Composition : There is no fabric label present, it is a mid weight cotton fabric
Condition : The dress is in very good vintage condition with no flaws or signs of wear to note. It has been freshly laundered and is ready to wear.