Misses Dress Pattern, Du Barry 2562B, Size 16, Bust 34 inches. Wonderful un-printed pattern, factory die cut, complete, unused and factory folded with illustrated instructions in the original envelope, dated 1940. Envelope is the smaller, more collectible size, approximately 7 inches x 4-1/2 inches, with bright graphics.
Feminine dress features a sweetheart neckline, dropped waist, and knee-length skirt. View I has a ruffled bodice with front lacing and back tie belt, short sleeves gathered in the armholes and pleated at the lower edge. View II has three-quarter sleeves gathered in the armhole, self-fabric belt with purchased buckle, and patch pockets at the hips.
Suggested fabrics: Views I and II -- Spun rayon, printed silks, canton crepe, moss crepe, novelty crepe; View I -- Cotton