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Advance 5851; ca. 1951; /dress features a full gathered skirt with pin tuck detailing and fitted bodice. Dress buttons down the back to the waistline. Versions 1 and 2 feature a fichu collar layered in band detail that forms a surplice effect. Bodice is sleeveless. Version 1 features a ribbon tie belt. Version 2 features a self fabric belt with flower detail and contrasting collar. Version 3 has short sleeves with a contrasting wide pointed collar, French cuffs, and lower skirt. Dress is finished with a self fabric belt.

Featured in Advance Patterns, July 1952

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