Rendered in a classic silhouette, this original 1960's cream skirt set, accented with gold and silver beadwork in a paisley pattern, with pearlescent and bronze beaded accents, is the perfect piece for your classic wardrobe.
The rounded neckline of the blouse is framed by wide shoulder straps and a sleeveless cut. The timeless box cut of the blouse, sets off the fully beaded embellishments that sit against a cream cotton mix base. The matching skirt, sits perfectly beneath the blouse. The skirt features a simple waistband with a side zip fastening and hook and eyes. The straight cut is accented by tailored darts beneath the waistband. The hemline of the skirt, is decorated in matching beadwork to the blouse and is finished with a central black split. This set is fully lined in silk.
Label: Markwell Clothiers, Made for Mrs Morris Biller
Measurements of the Blouse
Shoulder to Shoulder: 15.5 inches
Armpit to Armpit: up to 38 inches
Shoulder to Hem: 19.5 inches
Waist: up to 36 inches
Fastenings: 1 hook and loop and an 18 inch metal zip
Measurements Of The Skirt
Waist: up to 28 inches
Waist to Hem: 23 inches
Hips: up to 38 inches
Fastenings: 7.5 inch metal zip and 2 hook and eyes
Size: UK 10 US 6
Condition: This suit is in near perfect vintage condition. Some light and very faint age mark to the front of the blouse, these are well concealed amongst the beadwork. Age marks to the internal silk lining, mainly along the back internal side. Very light colour variation along the pipping of the neckline. These minor details are not apparent when the suit is being worn and only noticeable upon closer inspection.
Washing instructions: This garment should be dry cleaned
Fabric: Silk lined, Cotton mix, glass beads, 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.