1950 Midnight Bombshell Cay Artley Vintage Cotton Dress
A Cay Artley Bombshell, Wiggle Dress with Belt and Bolero Jacket. The Dress is made of Black Cotton Eyelet and includes and a Bolero Jacket with Peter Pan collar and Belt.
The Cay Artley Apparel Company emerged in the late 1930s from the women’s dress company Goldstein and Levin of Johnstown PA. Early ads for “Cáy (or sometimes Ćay) Artley Sport Frocks” touted their budget-minded value (“for women with more taste than money”). The plant closed in 1975.
Label: Cay Artley
Style Bombshell Sheath or Wiggle Dress
Will require a slip underneath.
*Condition: Very Good
Size : Approx. a Modern Day Size 14
Measurements taken on Bolero Jacket taken flat.
Bust: 40 inches
Shoulder to Shoulder: 16 inches
Shoulder to cropped waist: 14 inches
Measurements on Dress taken on Dress form:
Bust: 38 inches
Waist: 32 inches
Hip: 41 inches
Length from shoulder to Hem: 42 1/2 inches
Hem allowances: 2 3/4 inches
Along the back, neck edge of the seam line, I have repaired a small tear in the eyelet where the seam and the interfacing edge had worn.
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