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1940s "Fish and Poi by Garrey" Novelty Print Rayon Gown | x-small

D E T A I L S
• 1940s gown
• fit + flare shape
• buttery soft cold rayon
• "Fish and Poi" Hawaiian novelty print featuring crabs, fish, leaves, fruit, + more
• red, yellow, teal, shades of blue, white
• round neckline with ruffle below
• short ruffled sleeves below the neckline ruffle
• princess seams leading into nipped waist
• full maxi skirt with bottom ruffled tier
• metal locking back zipper; the design is very unique as I have never seen it before! The pull is meant to be twisted, though I cannot figure out what this function is)
• unlined
• label: Liberty House, Honolulu | "Fish and Poi by Garrey"

M E A S U R E M E N T S
fits like a: x-small
shoulders: 13.5"
bust: 33"
waist: 27/27.5"
hips: 43"
length: 53.5"
bodice length: about 15/16"
sleeve length: 3.5"
skirt sweep: 91" (just above ruffled hem)

C O N D I T I O N
Good vintage condition. Freshly cleaned and ready to wear! A tiny bit of fabric wear around the neckline, which has been reenforced with blanket stitches in a few places and isn't noticed when worn. One tear on bottom sleeve ruffle and another along the ruffled hem have been repaired and just look like a nice seam now; not noticed when worn. Two small spots on front about waist-level and a handful of suuuper faint, small scattered spots which blend in with the busyness of the print. Several very tiny holes have been re-woven/mended using a traditional mending method and get lost in the busyness of the print. Overall, this dress is absolutely stunning and definitely a holy grail for vintage Hawaiian collectors!