Vintage Margaret O'brien Dress For Little Girl Child Actress 1940's Purple For SaleI love Turner Classic Movies.I happen to be watching "Meet Me in St. Louis" with Judy Garland and there is "Tootie" singing her little heart out. Her real name? Margaret O'Brien.The tag on the dress describes her as the "MGM STAR".Guess it was ment to provide inspiration for listing this 1940's dress.This comes from the huge clothing collection that was my mother and grandmother's. It was started in the 1920's.(... still watching the movie, Tootie just threw flour in the old man's face on Halloween ...)This is a little girls dress in "Rayon Taffeta" as the tag says. It has accordian pleated trim around the collar down the front and on the two little puffed pockets on the skirt.The color is purple, purple purple.There are no rips, nor mend. I did see a spot on the front of the skirt, but as the rayon has a brown undercast,the purple it is difficult to see. I did try to photograph it for you.There are tiny moth munches right next to the top seam and one each on the puff sleeves. A tiny piece from the generous hem and a bit of fabric adhesive on the inside would cover them. I photographed them for you.Bust underarm to underarm- 26" top shulder seam 3" top of shoulder seam to waist 11" top of shoulder seam to hem 25"Like antique clothing? This collection of dresses and accessories is vast I hope you keep watching.If you have 5 or less positive response, please email before you offer, as I recently have had several winning buyers who felt paying was an option and not a commitment.
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