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50s Shaheen Sarong Dress–XS

50s Shaheen Sarong Dress–XS

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1957 Alfred Shaheen–white birds of paradise, outlined in gold, on saturated blue Polynesian pattern cotton. Form fit bodice, boning at the bust, shaped on the sides with elastic smocking. Wrap style below-the-knee skirt ties at side waist. Center back metal Talon zip.
Will best fit XS, with a true hourglass figure
Shown unpinned (snug in the torso, slightly too large in the bust) on mannequin measuring 34" x 26" x 36"

Condition Excellent with no notable flaws. Smocking is remarkably like new, intact and stretchy.

Label Alfred Shaheen Honolulu; selvedge printed "Copyright 1957 by Alfred Shaheen Ltd. 'Bird of Paradise Tana' handprinted Waikiki Hawaii"

Fiber 100% cotton

Bust–35" to 36"
Waist to hem–27", with 3" seam allowance

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