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"Somptueuse" Vintage 1940's Silk Satin Ruched Blouse UK 10


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"Somptueuse" Vintage 1940's Silk Satin Ruched Blouse UK 10

This beautiful 1940's pale pink silk satin blouse, is the perfect piece to add to your vintage wardrobe.

Her cross over V shaped neckline is framed by gathers along the waistline, that create a gentle pleats either side of the bust line. Her short sleeves are accented by small pleats along the shoulder seam. Her cinched in waistline is accented by a rounded draped hem, that is gathered along each side seam with smocking stitches, and gives the illusion of a waist sash.
The blouse fastens to the side with small rounded covered buttons and matching loops, and has an opening along the back waist seam to allow for ease when wearing her, this is well concealed when the blouse is being worn.

Label: None


Measurements of the Blouse

Armpit to Armpit: up to 38 inches

Shoulder to Hem: 23 inches

Waist: up to 29 inches

Shoulder to Shoulder:14.5 inches

Shoulder to End of Sleeve: 11 inches

Size:Medium UK 10

Closures: This blouse fastens to the front with a small press stud, and to the side with 5 covered buttons and loops

Condition: This blouse is in beautiful loved vintage condition, there is a small scatter of pin sized age marks to the back of the right hand side shoulder blade. A Small seam mend to the back of the right hand side waistline. Some light and natural impressions to the satin, this is a natural process for this type of satin, A small pull to the silk on the underside the left hand side sleeve. A very small age mark to the front right hand side of the bodice, hidden within the pleats
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, satin

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.