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"Trailing Blossoms" Vintage 1940's Floral Appliqués Blouse


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"Trailing Blossoms" Vintage 1940's Floral Appliqués Blouse

This wonderful 1940's black crepe silk blouse with a pattern of trailing flowers, made up of soutache stitches, silk appliqués, sequins and embroidery is perfect for adding a touch of colour and pattern to your wardrobe.

Her rounded neckline is framed by 3/4 length sleeves and a fitted bodice.. Her cinched in waistline, drawn in by pointed seam work to either side of the bodice, is set off my a floating peplum.

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

Label: New York Creation
Provenance: Great Britain

Measurements of the Blouse

Armpit to Armpit: up to 34 inches

Shoulder to Hem: 24.5 inches

Shoulder to End of Sleeve:17 inches

Waist: up to 26 inches

Shoulder to Shoulder: 14.5 inches

Size: Small UK 8

Closures: This blouse fastens to the back with a 19.5 inch metal zip

Condition: This blouse is in near perfect vintage condition with some light colour fading and variation to the shoulders and to the right hand side sleeve, this is due to long exposure to sunlight during storage and is a natural process for crepe silk. These areas of colour variation are not apparent when the blouse is being worn . Some small teeth missing from the zip, this does not affect its use.

Fabric: Crepe silk, soutache, sequins, appliqués, embroidery

Washing instructions: This garment can be hand washed in cool water, but we recommend having it dry cleaned

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.