Willow Hilson Vintage

"Gold Beadwork" Vintage 1960's Gold & Silver Paisley Beaded Skirt & Blouse Set UK 10 US 6


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.


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