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"Peach Melba" Vintage 1940's IIOII Peach Melba Silk Blouse UK 12-14 US 8-10


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"Peach Melba" Vintage 1940's IIOII Peach Melba Silk Blouse UK 12-14 US 8-10

This wonderful 1940's peach melba silk IIOII ration tag blouse, is a rare piece to behold and never again find.

Her V shaped neckline is framed by a turned down pointed collar, decorated with rows of running stitches. Her Mid Length Sleeves are accented by sewn down cuffs, and set off by small pleats that run from the top of the shoulder seam. Her shoulders boast shoulder panels, from which small pleats drape across each yoke. Her decorative clear and gold toned button fastenings run along the centre of the blouse, framed to each side by single sewn pleat panels. Her waistline is accented by dart seams that run up from the hemline.

Label: IIOII Deval

Measurements of the Blouse

Armpit to Armpit: up to 38 inches

Shoulder to Hem: 21 inches

Shoulder to End of Sleeve:10.5 inches

Waist: up to 34 inches

Shoulder to Shoulder: 14.5

Size: UK 12-14 US 8-10

Closures: This blouse fastens at the front with 3 buttons and a single hook and loop below the collar.

Condition: This blouse is in near perfect vintage condition. A single pin sized ink spot along the back right hand side of the shoulder. Light colour fading along the shoulders, this appears to be due to prolonged exposure to sunlight.

Fabric: Silk

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.