Late 1950s to early 1960s, casual housewife dress labeled T.V. Loungers. It is iconic housewife attire from the Mid Century in size large. Measurements in inches: Bust 40, waist 40, hip 42, across upper back 17, sleeve from shoulder to hem 16 inches with a 1 inch turned up cuff. Length center back to hem 52 with a 2-1/2 inch hem allowance. The hem will fall to slightly above the ankle on an average frame.
Note: The tag reads MEDIUM. Please go by the exact measurements I have provided, above.
In mint condition this versatile dress / lounger / duster is cotton and will last many years!
One piece, unlined, dress with snap front on a tailored placket, from neck to hem. High neckline has a pointed collar. The short sleeves are set in. There is one side patch pocket. The back has a shoulder yoke. The remainder of the back is cut in one piece.
This is meant to fit loose. There are no darts and no defined waist. A belt gives the piece a completely different look. This casual design was often refereed to as "Dusters".
Colors are chocolate brown, yellow and white. This is a polyester cotton blend fabric and is so easy to care for. The fabric has a lightly puckered or seersucker finish.
Great matching of the plaid pattern! Shown with a narrow belt that is not original to the dress but will be included. A narrow or wide belt in any of the colors in the plaid would look great.
The fabric is fresh and strong. Color is vivid. No stains, holes or odor. This has been freshly laundered for you.
The Label is T.V. LOUNGERS with a fabric content of 65% polyester 45% Cotton. Made in USA
Medium ( is on the tag. NOTE: this is a large size) Please refer to the measurements given above for best fit.
Low shipping in the USA. Weight requires Priority Mail shipping via USPS. Insurance is included in this cost. International rates vary.
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