This all-original unprinted sewing pattern is complete and in very good condition, appearing to be unused. Butterick Pattern No. 6850, Slip-over dress for Misses or Small Women, with straight gathered skirt attached to long body. Suitable for Bordered Wide Silks, Cottons, and other materials. Bust 35 inches. Vintage size Age 18 Yrs.
Makes a slip-over flapper dress in three different versions: View A is made up in an all-over print, with decorative stitching at the drop-waist, dress bodice and drop-shoulder short sleeves cut all-in-one ,with attached long contrast sleeves ending in tie cuff at wrist, and contrast flutter collar creating a deeper V over more modest V-neckline. View B is solid color with short sleeves and flutter collar. View C made in a wide-bordered silk with simpler banded drop-waist, banded V-neck with no collar, and short sleeves.
The unprinted pattern pieces are factory die cut, complete and neatly folded. They appear unused, with no pin holes or tailors' marks. One piece has a small stain from storage (see photo #3). Instruction sheet is clean, undamaged and easy to read. The sepia-tone envelope has minor wear, as shown, and is intact and fully legible. The top flap is also intact, with a tear at one corner. Wonderful vintage pattern, nearly 100 years old, stylish and ready to use.
Measurements: Bust 35-inches, Hip 37- inches, Finished front length (with 4-inch hem allowed) 43-1/2 inches, lower edge 61-inches