Willow Hilson Vintage

"Chartreuse Paisley" Vintage 1940's Silk Paisley Print Blouse UK 12 US 8


This 1940's bright paisley print silk blouse on a soft cream coloured base, with a black outlined pattern set off by chartreuse, purple and tan block coloured details, is the perfect piece to add to your everyday wardrobe.

The pointed collared neckline is framed by a simple shoulder line set off by internally sewn shoulder pads in matching silk fabric. The full length sleeves draw in along the matching fabric cuffs, with single button fastenings along each one. The elegant cut of the blouse is accented by central pearlised buttons, and tailored darts that draw in the waistline. 

Label: Western Fashions, Southern California 

Measurements of the Blouse

Armpit to Armpit: up to 38 inches

Shoulder to Hem: 22.5 inches

Waist: up to 30 inches

Shoulder Seam to Shoulder Seam: 15 inches

Shoulder to End of Sleeve: 24 inches

Size: UK 12 US 8

Closures: 4 buttons

Condition: This blouse is in good but not perfect vintage condition.Two small darns along the inside of the left hand side sleeve. The button hole on the left hand side cuff has been mended, and the pearlised buttons on each cuff have been replaced. The hemline of the blouse has a raw edge which has been double stitched. A small age mark along the left hand side of the front of the blouse at waist height, a small age mark along the nape of the collar. The first pearlised button along the front of the blouse does not match the other two, the last button as a very small chip. There are a few small pin holes along the back of the right hand side shoulder and one small pin hole on the back of the collar. These minor details are in no way apparent when the blouse is being worn.

Washing instructions: This garment should be dry cleaned or hand washed in cool water.

Fabric: Silk 

Vintage garments have been previously worn and lovingly cared for, they may however have a blemish or two. Here at Willow Hilson, we try our very best to note all the details of each garment, although we may sometimes overlook things, which we do apologise for. Please do not expect perfection, unless stated so.

Please make sure you check all the measurements of the garment before purchasing. Vintage garment sizes are not the same as those of today. To ensure the best fit, we suggest you measure you favourite similar style garment and compare it to the measurements we have listed.

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