1940's Silk Crepe Leaf Applique Blouse

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Charming blouse with massive amounts of hand applique and embroidery work. Ivory silk satin "leaves" are applied on the navy crepe de chine base and reembroidered iwth silk knots. Fitted tucks at waist and shoulders. Hand embroidered scalloped edges.

Even buttons are self covered and embroidered. There is more handwork on this blouse than in most present day Haute Couture evening garments.

Excellent condition

Length: 21"

Waist 26"

Bust: 37"

Neck: 15"

Hip: 32"

Details

  • Condition
    Excellent, slight tonal fading on bodice
  • Marked Size
    6-8 (US)
  • Dealer Location
    New York, NY
  • Reference Number
    AU11061946926
About the Seller

1stdibs seller since 2009

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Located in New York, NY

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