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"Eau De Nil" Vintage 1930's Eau De Nil Silk Smocking Dress UK 8-10


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"Eau De Nil" Vintage 1930's Eau De Nil Silk Smocking Dress UK 8-10

This incredible 1930's silk chiffon dress, in the most beautiful shade of Eau De Nil, accented by smocking stitches and lined in a matching silk, is the perfect addition to your vintage wardrobe.

Her rounded neckline is framed by short sleeves, edged with simple silk cuffs. Her fitted bodice and sleeves are accented my smocking stitches, that gather the silk chiffon in small pleats.
The elegant back of the bodice, is set off by matching silk covered button and loop fastenings, that run from the nape to the waistline, and are framed by a simple silk chiffon, contrasting the textural front of the bodice.
Her cinched in waistline is set off my an elegant skirt line, with triangle inserts around the length of the hemline, creating a handkerchief hem, completing this breathtaking piece, in an iconic 1930's silhouette

This dress is lined in matching silk.

Label: None

Measurements of the Dress

Armpit to Armpit: up to 36 inches

Shoulder to Hem: 46 inches

Waist: up to 27 inches

Shoulder to End of Sleeve: 6 inches

Hips: up to 34 inches

Shoulder To Shoulder: 14 inches

Size: UK 8-10

Closures: This dress fastens to the side with 10 press studs and a hook and loop. With 12 button and loops fastenings along the back of the bodice and a single press stud.

Condition: This dress is in near perfect vintage condition.
A small water mark to the top layer of the silk chiffon on the back right hand side of the bodice. A very small age mark concealed within the smocking of the back left hand side sleeve. Two very light water marks along the back of the skirt. A few very small pin sized age marks to the front lower part of the skirt, and a very light water mark. These minor issues are not visible or apparent when the dress is being worn and only noticeable under close inspection.

Washing instructions: This garment should be dry cleaned

Fabric: Silk Chiffon, Silk lined

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.