Decades of Style "1930s Leading Lady Gown" 44"w fabric suggestions: Silk Charmeuse, Lt. Wt. Crepe, Satin, Faille, Silk Broad cloth, Peau de Soie, Silk Velvet. Lining: Silk Habotai (aka China Silk), Lining fabric must be soft enough to mimic the drape of the bodice. NOT suitable for plaids, stripes (only teeny patterns really). Skirt length is 43" from waist to hem for a sz. 38" bust. 1/4" shorter per ea. smaller sz. 1/4" longer per larger sz.