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#4678: Dress with Bustle Effect
for Misses or Small Women: Circa 1922-1923

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Pattern #4678

Size: 37" bust, 39" hips.

This pattern was published by The Butterick Design Company. Originally the pattern was described as "Dress for misses or small women, in bustle effect, with draped Basque closed at left underarm, and draped straight skirt attached to a slip-over long underbody marked for camisole top." Detailed illustrated directions. Pattern dates circa 1922-1923.

Suggested fabrics: Dresses with bustle effect were made of organdy, batiste, cotton voile, dimity, handkerchief linen, dotted swiss, tub silk, wash satin, pongee, taffeta, crepe de chine, canton crepe and georgette. The colors were black, brown, bisque, tan, blue, navy blue, mahogany, and powder blue.

Materials required: 3-7/8 Yds. 36" wide.

Cost: $15.00

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