Rare 1950s Schiaparelli Hand Beaded Sweater

This little beaded cardigan by the house of Schiaperelli is a find. The base is a deep blue and onto this are hand done beaded circles in various sizes and combinations of red and white. The color absolutely pops off the blouse base and I love the classic fifties styling with is cropped cut and loose fit through the body. It closes with little glossy white ball buttons and they are the perfect finish. Any piece by her is rare and to have such a charming example is a treat! Excellent condition

Unlined and closes at the front with the round glossy white ball buttons as shown. The bead work is hand done. It feels like a cashmere wool mix.

Sleeves: 19"
Shoulders: 15"
Bust: 20" flat across from side seam to side seam
Waist: 15" flat across from side seam to side seam
Length: 20" from neck to hem

Modern Sizing Equivalent: XS-SML

Item# S565

This garment has been professionally cleaned, pressed and is odor free. Thoroughly checked over before shipping, it will be ready to wear upon arrival.

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