"Ossie Clark & Celia Birtwell" Vintage 1970's Ossie Clark & Celia Birtwell Silk Floral Blouse UK 8 US 4
This truly incredible 1970's silk floral blouse by Ossie Clark, in a print designed by Celia Birtwell, is a rare piece to behold.
Her mandarin collar, fastens to the front of the neckline with two matching silk covered button and loops. Her rounded shoulder panels, set off the incredible double layered sleeves, emulating a bishop sleeve cut, with a wide fluttered first sleeve, above a simple straight sleeve, The shoulder line boasts small pleats that drape into the bodice. Her cinched in waistline, is accented by a waist panel with two button and loop fastenings, Her elegant fluttered hemline, completes this piece in true Ossie Clark Design
Label: None, the label appears to have been cut out. Authenticated by Celia Birtwell.
Measurements of the Blouse
Armpit to Armpit: up to 34 inches
Shoulder to Hem: 23 inches
Shoulder to End of Sleeve: 21 inches
Waist: up to 26 inches
Shoulder to waist: 14.5 inches
Shoulder to Shoulder: 14.5 inches
Size: UK 8 US 4
Closures: this blouse fastens with 2 button and loops along the front of the neckline and a clear internal press stud. Two clear press studs along the front of the bodice and two button and loops along the waistline
Condition: This beautiful blouse is in near perfect vintage condition. The smallest pin sized age mark along the left hand side sleeve. This minor issue is in no way apparent the blouse is being worn and only visible under very close inspection
Fabric: Silk mix
Washing instructions: This garment can be hand washed in cool water.
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 measurements are taken whilst the garment is lying flat, we then double these measurements to reflect the actual size.