First, here is the pattern:
"Shop at Sears for Fashion-Right Fabrics and Patterns"
In Search of StyleAnd here is the page from the Sears, Roebuck & Co catalog that was tucked in the pattern:
Note that the ensemble on the model is the very same pattern! And fabric at only 49 cents a yard! Which fabric swatch do you like? I actually like blue print that is on the model, though all the patterns are pretty. :)
Here is a close-up from the pattern instructions. Note the "peek-a-boo" breast pockets on the bolero:
Scraps from the PastAlso inserted in the pattern were these lovely rayon scraps (yes, rayon!). I can so visualize this ensemble in this wonderful floral pattern on a soft taupe-brown.
I'd say it is inspiring fashion from the 1940s and Sears!