"Draped Silk" Vintage 1920's Purple Silk Draped Dress UK 12


"Draped Silk" Vintage 1920's Purple Silk Draped Dress UK 12

Full of opulent original details, rendered in the most luxurious fashion, this rare 1920's piece is a beauty to behold and never again find.

Her delicate cross-over V neckline is set off by an internal slip and a billowing blouson cut with open sides. Her dropped waistline, is accented by a gathered side sash bow, that fastens along the waistline in an iconic draped design, and boasts a longer draped sash that hangs below the hemline. Her dropped waistline features sewn pipped seams that create gathers go silk, that run along the front and back of the waistline. The cross over cut of the skirt creates an iconic silhouette, showcasing the Grecian inspired form.

Perfect for sashaying the night away, enjoy wearing this dress paired with simple rhinestone accessories.

Measurements of the Dress

Armpit to Armpit: up to 38 inches

Shoulder to Hem: 56 inches

Dropped Waist: up to 34 inches

Hips: up to 42 inches

Size: Medium UK 12

Closures: This dress fastens along the waistline with 4 hook and loops

Condition: This dress is in near perfect vintage condition. There are 2 red spot marks to the back of the dress along the right side shoulder blade, we believe these may be nail polish marks. A penny size age mark to the back of the skirt, where the silk has run a little thin. A few small scattered age marks hidden within the fabric drape, but these are not apparent when the dress is being worn. These minor issues to not detract from the beauty or overall quality of the dress and are to be expected of a piece this age.

Washing instructions: This garment should be professionally cleaned

Fabric: 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. All our measurements are taken whilst the garment is lying flat, we then double these measurements to reflect the actual size.