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"Chinoiserie" Vintage 1940's Silk Oriental Blouse UK 14


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"Chinoiserie" Vintage 1940's Silk Oriental Blouse UK 14

This beautiful 1940's cream silk oriental blouse, is the perfect piece to add to your everyday vintage wardrobe.

Her lace mandarin collar, is framed by central floral lace panels that decorate the decolletage. Her short turned up sleeves, boast matching lace cuffs. Her elegant tailoring, with 4 matching darts to the front and the back of the blouse allow for light definition along the waistline. Her intricate silk knotted frog buttons finish the blouse is true oriental fashion.

Label: None

Provenance: Great Britain, Cornwall

Measurements of the Blouse

Armpit to Armpit: up to 38-40 inches

Shoulder to Hem: 23 inches

Waist: up to 36 inches

Shoulder to Shoulder:16 inches

Shoulder to End of Sleeve: 8.5 inches

Size:Medium UK 14

Closures: This blouse fastens at the front with 5 frog buttons

Condition: This blouse is in well loved vintage condition, there is an age mark under the 4th left hand side button, some small and very faint scattered age marks throughout, ( these are only visible under certain lights) A small hole to the back of the right hand shoulder, some very light yellowing under the sleeves.
These issues are not visible when the blouse is being worn, and do not detract from the beauty of this piece. This blouse has been price accordingly

Washing instructions: This garment should be dry cleaned or hand washed in cool water.

Fabric: Silk, Lace

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.