1960s Vivid Bright Printed British Colony Caftan Dress
A brilliant color palette and a chic caftan fit make this dress one to want. It has its original Hong Kong British Crown Colony tag but no other. There were several designers using these factories at the time and I would bet this also had a designer tag in it at one time. The print is an exotic and vivid design with contracting borders running around the wide cut sleeves and upper collar. The sleeves are cut simply and widen out to a full 22" around as they reach the cuff adding to the exotic feel of the dress. The neckline is cut high and the dress sweeps over the body in a Kaleidescape of color on that brilliant turquoise base, It is meant to be worn loose and caftan like or you can easily add a belt and cinch it to create more shape. Excellent, appears unworn condition.
The dress is fully lined in a hand set, blue silk rayon except for the sleeves which are unlined. The exterior fabric is a light polyester knit jersey. It closes with a back painted metal zipper.
Bust: 19.5" flat across from side seam to side seam
Waist: 20" flat across from side seam to side seam
Hips: 22.5" 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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