A true beauty of its time, this original late 1950's silk blouse, fully embellished with black beadwork and sequins in a trailing wild floral design, is the perfect statement piece to add to your vintage collection.
The rounded neckline of the blouse is framed by a rolled piped edge. The simple shoulder line, sets off the short length sleeves. The elegant cut of the blouse boasts dart seams along the bust and to either side of the front of the bodice, drawing the silhouette in along the waistline. Finished with a pattern of trailing floral beadwork, composed of black glass beads, black bugle beads, larger round beads and black sequins, this blouse showcases the intricate embellishment details of the era.
Measurements of the Blouse
Armpit to Armpit: up to 36 inches
Shoulder to Hem: 17 inches
Shoulder to end of sleeve: 5 inches
Waist: up to 30 inches
Size:UK 10-12 US 6-8
Closures: This blouse fastens to the back with a 15.5 inch metal zip and a hook and eye.
Condition: This blouse is in perfect vintage condition with gentle and minor bead loss. Please refer to the photographs, as they form part of the condition report.
Washing instructions: This garment should be dry cleaned or hand washed in cool water.
Fabric: Silk Base, Glass Beads, Sequins, Plastic beads
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.