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1972 Janice Wainwright Black Chiffon Novelty Sun & Rain Embroidery Caftan Dress


Janice Wainwright garments are highly sought after and collectible. To admirers, her pieces are invaluable and it is easy to see why. Famous for her draped shapes which never fail to flatter the figure and luxurious fabrics bearing intricate elaborate embroidery; her work is truly priceless. This unique black chiffon caftan, dating back to 1972, is a wonderful example of Janice Wainwright's genius. The semi-sheer outer shell is entirely embroidered with metallic silver and gold sunbursts, clouds and raindrops. The matching silver piping gives the garment so much depth and texture. The gorgeous caftan silhouette is the epitome of bohemian chic. The luxurious fabrication with minimal construction is comfortable and effortless to wear. It is important to note that several of Janice Wainwright garments have been featured in collections at the Fashion Museum in Bath and in various exhibitions including the Victoria and Albert Museum. Measurements Bust:36-37 inches Hips:42 inches Total Length:58 inches This Janice Wainwright designer garment is in excellent condition with no rips, stains or holes. The dress is lined through the body in a matching viscose crepe-chiffon with the caftan sleeves unlined. It slips over the head with side zipper and front covered-buttons.


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  • Dimensions

    D 58 in. x L 58 in.

    D 147.32 cm x L 147.32 cm

  • Bust
    37 in. (93.98 cm)
  • Hip
    42 in. (106.68 cm)
  • Length
    58 in. (147.32 cm)
  • Seller location
    Beverly Hills, CA
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