Vintage Tropical Filipino Terno Dress 1940s



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This exquisite vintage Filipino Terno dress from the 1940s is a rare and sought-after fashion piece that exudes timeless elegance and cultural significance. This traditional Filipino dress, also known as a Maria Clara dress, showcases the fusion of Spanish and Filipino influences in its design.

Crafted with meticulous attention to detail, the Terno dress features intricate embroidery and delicate lacework. The dress is characterized by its structured silhouette, cinched waist and voluminous butterfly sleeves, which are iconic to the Terno style. Made from luxurious tropical print cotton fabric, the dress exudes opulence and sophistication. Has a metal back zip closure. In excellent vintage condition with overall light wear consistent with age. Hand constructed piece, no size label present. Refer to measurements below for fit.


Bust up to 32”
Shoulder – 14”
Waist up to 26”
Hip – 38”
Overall length – 46”

All of our pieces are thoroughly inspected and are repaired by a professional seamstress if needed prior to listing. Products are packaged carefully and arrive clean and ready to wear. Not responsible for lost or stolen packages. Items are sent out via USPS Priority Mail with a tracking number provided. International guests, please contact me prior to purchase. All products come from a non smoking environmentally controlled location. No returns or exchanges. Please ask any and all questions before making a purchase. Thank you so much for shopping at Revolving Vintage Closet and we are excited for you to receive your purchase!





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