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Contessa Hong Kong hand painted raw silk shirt dress 1960s


Contessa, Hong Kong hand painted raw silk shirt dress from the 1960s. Modernist design in vivid colours, the design is hand done and has irregularities and splotches of colour here and there, the silk is medium weight with the nubby texture raw silk is famous for...Pull on dress has a pointed collar and button front placket that closes with round top gold buttons. Long sleeves have banded button cuffs with gold buttons. The dress is cut straight from bust to hem with curved side hem vents and decorative button on, self fabric tabs above the vents. Fully lined in light weight purple taffeta. Marked size 12 (vintage) fits a modern small. In excellent wearable condition... All our clothing is dry cleaned and inspected for condition and is ready to wear...Any condition issues will be noted...For visual comparison our mannequin is a size 4 Please check the measurements provided below and compare with your own measurements for the best possible fit! Please contact us if you have any questions about this item or need more photos… Measurements are in inches: Bust 40 Waist 38 Hip 40 Shoulder back 14 1/2 Sleeve length 23 Center neck back to hem back 37 Side vent 6


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    Hong Kong
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    4-6 (US)
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    West Palm Beach, FL
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