New York Pattern # 278 for a dramatic 40s cocktail or evening dress. Circa 1948. MINT in original envelope with the instruction chart. Bust 32, waist 25, hip 35.
One piece dress with a SMASHING pleated section inserted at the left side front, has a wonderful wide SASH falling over the hip. This vintage wonder has a choice of a high rounded or flattering deep " U" neckline.
There are 3 sleeve choices! One of them is wrist length, very bloused and, gathered to a wide cuff. It is SUPER GORGEOUS! Or, choose a fluttering short sleeve... and NOT SHOWN on the pattern front is a simple 3/4 sleeve with a straight cut cuff.
The dress has princess seaming in the back. The hemline is the classic mid calf length of the late 1940s.
You can make two very different dresses with this one pattern using different neckline and sleeve treatments.
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