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Vintage 1940s Turquoise Cheongsam Dress House Coat

Vintage 1940s Turquoise Cheongsam Dress House Coat

Regular price £240.00 GBP
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A rare and historically important fashion find this  1940's asian dress coat it the most incredible shiny straw blue green silk satin embroidered with a traditional flower pattern. A fine and rare example of the fashion of interior dresses for the hostess can observed in the Hollywood cinema between the two wars. An outstanding piece of historical fashion, made famous more recently by fashion leader. Kate M oss

The deep turquoise jacquard wrap robe is so charming with pagoda and cherry blossoms punctuated with gold slim bamboo all hand embroidered  

This is truly vintage 40s Asian satin long robe, the 40s style really makes this a stand out and the cut and design transcends to contemporary day wear with the shape ideal to be worn as a dress or over pants from that chic bohemian lux styling with gold shoes and accessories it would be amazing  

The sleeves bell out at the wrist to an A L line shape which is replicated on the skirt, Inside it's lined to define the structure of the piece and wraps, and ties with the long matching belt.
An exquisite example of mid-century lounge wear.

U.K. size 10 can be worn by sizes 6 8 and 10 to a small 12 - to be sure  please check the measurments and compare with another similar garment to avoid disappointment 


Bust 37 inches pit to pit

Waist is high and will be higher on your actual  waist 30 inches 

Length 51 inches 

Warm width 6 inches

Condition: This item is in near perfect vintage condition. Some very light age marks scattered on the sleeves and some blemishes to the interior These minor issues are not visible when the dress is being worn.
Please be realistic, this piece is some 80s years old.

Fabric: Silk Satin as Cotton blennd

All our vintage is curated and subject to the highest quality standard and restored and repaired to give the best experience possible.  We are reputable seller, serving the fashion industry celebrities and providing costumes for TV and film. Unless stated please not expect perfection, as vintage garments are not new and have had another life and still may minor flaw here or there.

Vintage sizes are not the same as today, we measure and equivalent our garments to modern day sizing.  More details on how we measure can be found below.

Size Guide

We take pride in providing accurate measurements with an approximation of modern UK with an International equivalent size chart below sizing to help you when choosing  your purchase and  will fit properly  as often vintage sizes differ significantly from modern sizes. 

It is also very helpful if you are aware of your own particular dimensions. If you're not sure, you may easily approximate them by measuring an item of clothes from your own wardrobe that fits well and is laid flat.

Measure the waist flat across  and for the bust from pit to pit in inches and then double it  Length is measured from middle of the shoulder to the end of the garment. 

We measure all our items flat and use the guide below

If you need further help please get in touch and we can give you advice on the best size and fit through the chat facility on the website, just press the green CHAT with us button

XXS 6 32 80.5 25 62.5 6 36 2
XS 8 33 83 26-27 65 8 38 4
Small 10 35 88 28-29 70 10 40 6
Medium 12 37 93 30-31 75 12 42 10
Large 14 39 98 32 80 14 44 12
Xlarge 16 41 103 33 85 16 48 14




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How we measure

Our items are measured flat and we use a tape measure.

Bust - measure at armpit to pit and then double

Waist/Width - measured at the natural waist of width then double

Length - measured at the middle of the tip of the shoulder to the end of the garment

Mannequin & Model

Both our mannequins are a UK size 6-8 and stand 5ft 7 inches tall

Jen is a UK Size 10

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