Willow Hilson Vintage

"Maple Beadwork" Vintage 1960's Maple Silk Jersey Beaded & Sequinned Blouse UK 14-16 US 10-12


This intricately embellished 1960's maple coloured silk jersey blouse, embellished with bronze sequins, faceted brown and clear glass beads and bronze coloured glass beads  is the perfect piece to layer with. Originally a blouson blouse that was worn above a 1960's dress.

The rounded neckline of the blouse is framed by a simple shoulder line. The 3/4 length inset sleeves are edged with beaded and sequinned accented cuffs, finished with droplet beadwork. The elegant wide cut of the blouse showcases a repeat beaded and sequinned pattern with droplet features, surrounded by scattered booze coloured rounded beads. The hemline of the blouse is finished with a wide ornate beaded border and faceted glass bead droplets. 

Label: None 

Measurements of the Blouse

Armpit to Armpit: up to 44 inches

Shoulder to Hem: 15 inches

Waist: up to 42 inches

Shoulder to Shoulder: 17 inches

Shoulder to End of Sleeve: 16 inches

Size: UK 14-16 US 10-12 

Closures: This blouse fastens to the back with 4 hook and eyes and 3 press studs

Condition: This blouse is in near perfect vintage condition, Gentle and minor bead loss. A few of the droplets along the sleeve cuffs and hemline have disappeared through time . These minor losses are not apparent when the blouse is being worn and only noticeable upon closer inspection. 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 chiffon, glass beads, tulle, silk lined. 

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. WH


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