1960s Arts & Crafts Yarn Embroidered Blue Cotton Caftan
Caftans from this time period can be amazing little pieces of art. They were hand made in in various vacation spots around the world during the late sixties to early seventies and were the epitome of vacation chic, both then and now. Looking like it could have been worn by Talitha Getty, this is an amazing and easy to wear piece that you can wear to the beach, during the day or as an evening piece. The design is based on a classic caftan silhouette that pairs a brilliantly deep sea blue dyed cotton with hand done embroidery work in a fine yarn. The embroidery details the neckline, each cuff and hem. I love how there is a little spray of flowers at the back of the neck and how the neckline is finished with gold cording. Cut loose and easy, it just slips over the head and you can leave the neckline open for a bit of skin to peek through. Excellent condition
Unlined and slips on to wear with buttons at the neck as shown.
Bust: 18.5" flat across from side seam to side seam
Waist: 18" flat across from side seam to side seam
Hips: 21.5" flat across from side seam to side seam
Length: 53.5" from neck to hem
Modern Sizing Equivalent: SML-MED
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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