donald brooks

1960s Floral Donald Brooks Patio Gown

I love Donald Brooks pieces and this is a wonderful example of his work and attention to subtle detailing. A seemingly simple full length dress has lots of extra details that make is a stand out. Made of a voile cotton mix fabric it has pretty little multi colored flowers screened on it from top to bottom. From a distance these look like bright little dots, but as you get closer you see they are all individual blossoms! The skirt is gathered in at the waist and cascades to the floor. The bodice is simple with a wide scooped neck and no sleeves. I love the rows of ribbon that are appliqued to create a band around the waist. These are then picked up and circle the entire hem as well. Wonderful and in excellent condition!

Bust: to 20" flat across the back from side seam to side seam
Waist: 15" flat across the back from side seam to side seam
Hips: open
Bodice: 15" from shoulder to waist
Skirt: 38" from waist to hem

Fully lined in a semi sheer black cotton voile and closes with a painted metal zipper.

Modern Sizing equivalent: SML

Item# DD935

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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