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Jean-Louis Scherrer Numbered Couture Butterfly Pussy Bow Blouse, 1970s

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Ethereal and delicate, this blouse is light as a feather but still modest thanks to its perfectly-hued chiffon lining. In true French fashion, the butterflies are embellished with miniature sequins and beads that gently glint without being gaudy. Dove gray long sleeve blouse with banded pussy bow collar, lightly puckered shoulders, turnback cuffs and 4 decorative covered loop buttons at each wrist. Front covered button closure with top and bottom covered snaps and three hand-beaded/sequined black and silver butterflies at left breast. Lined in featherweight black chiffon with hand rolled and tacked edges. fabric: silk chiffon noteworthy: dry clean only alterations: none condition: near mint with one faint 5mm mark on placket edge; completely concealed by pussy bow (see photos). measurements: shoulders: 14 ½” neckline circumference: 15” (closed) sleeve: 22” from shoulder, 15” from underarm sleeve circumference: 14” at upper arm, 7” at wrist bust: 34” waist: 32” length: 21” from shoulder, 14 ½” from underarm sweep: 34” bow tails: 1 ½” wide x 20” long label: Jean-Louis Scherrer (Paris); couture number 002251 size: no size tag present; comparable to modern size extra small

Details

  • Place of origin
    France
  • Period
  • Material notes

    Button

    Buttonhole

    Snap

    Collar

    Gather

    Seed bead

    Cuff

    Sequin

    Bow

    Placket

    Tuck

    Beadwork

    Asymmetrical

    Silk

  • Condition
    Excellent. One faint 5mm mark on placket edge; completely concealed by pussy bow..
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Marked size
    none; comparable to size XS (US)
  • Seller location
    Phoenix, AZ
  • Seller reference number
    0723.11.005
  • Reference number
    LU86433601893

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