Willow Hilson Vintage

"Jardin Monochrome" Vintage 1930's Silk Monochrome Floral Print Tiered Dress UK 6-8 US 2-4

"Jardin Monochrome" Vintage 1930's Silk Monochrome Floral Print Tiered Dress UK 6-8 US 2-4

This truly magnificent 1930's silk dress, in a monochrome palette, with a black base background colour accented by a trailing floral pattern, in a canton embroidery style, is a rare piece to behold and never again find.

Her straight cut neckline is framed by wide shoulder straps, which are edged with a border floral pattern, which is also found along the front of the neckline. Her fitted bodice, sets off the cinched in waistline.
Her elegant skirt, boasts two tiers. The top straight cut tier, sits above the silk lining of the dress, which in turn connects to the second tier of the dress.
The second tier is cut on the bias, creating drape along the lower part of the skirt, completing the silhouette of this dress in true 1930's fashion.
The back of the dress boasts a central panel that runs along the length of the dress, connecting the tiers.
This dress is lined in silk up to the end of the first tier of the dress.

Label: None

Measurements of the Dress

Armpit to Armpit: up to 32 inches

Shoulder to Hem: 59 inches

Waist: up to 26 inches

Shoulder to waist: 15 inches

Hips: up to 34 inches

Waist to Hem of First tier: 22 inches

Size: UK 6-8 US 2-4

Closures: This dress fastens to the side with a 11 inch metal zip

Condition: This dress is in good vintage condition. Some colour bleed and light yellowing to the floral pattern along each armpit area. Very light age marks along the shoulder straps and bodice.
Light age marks to both tiers of the skirt, with one slightly more apparent to the front and top of the second tier.These are well concealed within the floral print, and not overly apparent when the dress is being worn. These are only noticeable under very close inspection.
The bodice appears to have been relined in rayon at some point in time. The skirt has its original silk lining. We have replaced the original metal zip with another metal zip.

Washing instructions: This garment should be dry cleaned

Fabric: Silk, rayon lined in the bodice, silk lined in the skirt

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. All our measurem

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