The famous ” Feed sack dress” – 1940s ration fashion -- when the flour companies learned that the poor in the dust bowl were sewing flour bags together to make dresses and other clothing for the children, they began selling their flour in different decorative bags with flowers and such things printed on them so that the "clothing" made would be a bit more attractive and fun.
The Fascinating History of Flour Sack Dresses - Old Photo Archive: Times were lean in the Great Depression and families across the nation aimed to do more with what they did have. One of the most interesting stories from this era is the curious case of how flour and feed sack companies began printing patterns on their bags! Click to learn more about this fascinating history...
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Byblos High Fashion Vintage Wool Sack Dress
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60s sack dress
60s sack dress True vintage sixties sack dress--this is one of my fav pieces ever! It's truly stunning in person. Pretty red rick-rack trim adorns every edge. The top has wide sleeves & cinched in waist. The skirt has slots on both side. Dress is unlined. 100% Cotton; made in Greece. Good Condition; small stain near hem & small flaws on trim. No size marked; bust 34", waist 22-28", length 47". Vintage Dresses Midi
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