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"August" Vintage 1930's Silk Satin Smocked Blouse UK 10-12


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"August" Vintage 1930's Silk Satin Smocked Blouse

This wonderful 1930's oyster blue silk blouse with incredible smocking detail is perfect for adding that feminine touch to your wardrobe.

Her sweet little Peter Pan collar, is complemented with smocking detail to the front and shoulder of the blouse, setting off the puff sleeves trimmed with simple cuffs. Her elegant tailoring accents the waistline with 2 front darts. Her elegant silk covered button fastenings to the back of the neckline and along the hem showcasing the beautiful craftsmanship of the era.

Perfect for adding a touch of nostalgia to any outfit, enjoy pairing her with your favourite skirt, or even paired simply with jeans.

Label: None
Provenance: Belgium

Measurements of the Blouse

Armpit to Armpit: up to 38 inches

Shoulder to Hem: 21 inches

Shoulder to End of Sleeve: 12 inches

Waist: up to 30 inches

Size: Medium UK 10-12

Closures: This blouse fastens at the back of the neck with 9 covered buttons, 16 further buttons at the base of the blouse and a press stud fastening at the hem line.

Condition: This blouse is in beautiful loved vintage condition. With a stripe age mark along the back of the right hand shoulder, some small pin impressions to the back near the top buttons fastenings. A small age mark and water mark hidden within the pleats of the bust. Some light wear to the bottom button fastenings. We take great care in listing the condition reports of our pieces, and feel that the minor age related issues of this blouse to not effect her overall beauty. This minor issues are not apparent when the blouse is being worn, and only noticeable under closer inspection.

Fabric: silk, satin, metal pop stud, covered buttons

Washing instructions: This garment should only be dry cleaned or 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.