Vintage 1950s dress pattern, Advance 8857 for 41″ bust.
The slightly bloused bodice can have short or 3/4 length sleeves and has a rounded notched collar. The skirt features back darts and soft folds at the side front. It has a front zipper.
The pattern has been cut and used but is complete. The envelope and instructions are foxed, yellowed and stained.
Suggested fabrics: cotton surah, pique, cotton tweed, novelty weaves, blends, linen, rayon linen, silk linen, silk crepe, shantung, faille, synthetics, wool crepe, flannel, jersey, novelty weaves