Willow Hilson Vintage

"Lanterns & Parasols" Vintage 1920's Pongee Silk Floral Robe UK 8-14 US 4-10


This breathtaking vintage 1920's pongee silk robe, in a muted palette of corals, pinks, greens and blues on a cream toned base, is a rare piece to behold and treasure.

Her traditional cut, boasts 3/4 length kimono sleeves, and an open neckline front. Her wonderful border lapel, frames the open cut of the robe, and sets off the intricate floral pattern, in which you can see lantern and open parasols surrounded by chrysanthemums

Perfect for layering with, enjoy wearing her over a dress, or more casually over jeans and a camisole

Label: None

Measurements of the Robe 

Armpit to Armpit across back: up to 48 inches

Armpit to Armpit Across Front: up 46 inches

Shoulder to Hem: 48 inches

Shoulder to end of sleeve: 25 inches

Waist up to 52 inches

Size: UK 8-14 US 4-10

Closures: None

Condition: This robe is in perfect condition. A darn and mend to the back of the right hand side sleeve. A small darn along the back of nape. A light scattering of age marks along the left hand side of the front of the bodice, these are well concealed within the drape and colour palette. A few small areas of thinning to the silk throughout, and a few small scattered pin holes. Light and gentle age marks conceal within the floral print.   These minor details are not apparent when the robe is being worn and only visible under inspection.

Fabric: Pongee 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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