‘DECORATIVE DAHLIA’ DRESS - Cult of Aphrodite Vintage


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Vintage 70’s Rare Indian Adini Ethnic Floral Cotton Gauze Empire Waist Hippie Boho Gypsy Ruffle Tiered Skirt Midi DRESS


  • Shades of French rose, coral pink, mauve, fandango and white coloured ethnic floral + leaf pattern. An upright framing neckline, feminine corset style bodice with fabric-covered buttoned front closure and long puff sleeves with same fabric-covered buttoned cuffs
  • Empire waistline with hook & eye front closure and extremely full flowing pleated skirt with unique 2 tier ruffled detail in midi length dress style. The dress is in sheer cotton gauze and light weight fabric
  • Label = Made in India. 100% Cotton
  • Size Tag = P. Fits like XXS/XS
  • Very good vintage condition = there are a few repairs that have been done professionally to the dress: 1) 3” long repair on the back seam of the right armhole and 2) 1” × 1 ½” repair patch on front arm near the armpit area 3) there are a few fabric separating on the front bodice near the waist


  • Shoulder: 14”
  • Sleeves: 22 ½”
  • Bust: 15”
  • Waist: 12”
  • Hips: Free
  • Length: 47 ½”

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Vintage clothing sizes can vary from standard sizing today. Therefore we provide detailed  measurements to help you determine whether or not a garment will fit correctly. Within our  description we will mentioned the garment tag, if any, and a recommended modern UK size.  However this is just an estimate so please refer to the measurements to best determine fit.

We do not accept returns for items that do not fit. Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions about sizing.

All measurements are taken with the garment laid flat and provided in inches. Please double these measurements if you require the circumference of chest and waist: 

To determine the approximate size of an item, please refer to the measurements provided in this chart. Please keep in mind that approximate sizes are just estimates. Every vintage dresser knows the importance of knowing your measurements. We think this is a very good idea and saves you the heartache of stumbling upon what would be the perfect dress but either too small or big.


BUST 32" 34" 36" 38"
WAIST 24" 26" 28" 31"
HIPS 34" 36" 38" 40"