Willow Hilson Vintage

"Silk Velvet Lamé & Beadwork" Vintage 1920's Green Velvet, Lamé and Beadwork Belt UK 8-16 US 4-12


A mesmerising piece to behold. This original 1920's belt, rendered on a forest green silk velvet base which boasts an aqua green and silver woven lamé underside, is the perfect statement piece to add to your accessory collection. The feature micro beaded panel, in a geometric floral pattern, which boasts a diamond shape, decorated in orange, yellow, brown, red and silver beads, in a stylised flower design, is set off by three triangular points, which are decorated with glass beads in shades of green and brown in leaf designs. The edges of the three triangular points are accented by grey silk velvet chenille fringing, and strands of silver buggles beads and small silver lined glass beads along each triangle tip, creating a fringed edgings to the statement beaded panel. The belt can be worn lamé side up or velvet side up. The belt can be fastened along the front in a stylised knot design, which joins each extremity with conceal press stud fastenings. 

Measurements of the Belt

Waist : Without knotting the belt, the waist can be worn up to 40 inches, this can be shortened by knotting the front of the belt down to the desired waist size. 

Width of waist panel : 3.5 inches

Length from top of beaded panel to end of fringing:  10 inches

Size: UK 8-16 US 4-12

Closures: This belt fastens with three concealed press studs 

Condition: This belt is in wonderful vintage condition.

Velvet side: Light and natural impression marks to the silk velvet, some age marks apparent, these appear in a light shade of orange/brown. The velvet backing behind the beaded motif has age marks. 

Lamé side: In perfect vintage condition 

Beaded Panel: A few small micro beads missing. Tarnishing to some of the metal beads which appear naturally as silver, but in some areas they have tarnished to brown. 

Silk velvet Chenille Fringing: In beautiful condition with gentle colour variation 

These minor issues are not noticeable when the piece is being worn and only under close inspection. Please refer to the photographs as these form part of the product description. 

Fabric: lamé, silk velvet, micro beading, metal beading, silk velvet chenille 

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.

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