1970s Hand Loomed Striped Knit Maxi
I have had this tucked away forever! It is an amazing piece whose fabric was entirely hand-loomed! This is even more astonishing when you realize that the skirt is pieced together in panels and at each seam the chevron stripes line up perfectly. So this dress had to be meticulously planned out prior to its final construction to make that happen! It is made of a nubby, textured wool with a touch of nylon in the mix so it has some strength and hols its shape. The sleeves are long and lean and it wraps to close allowing the wearer to have as much of a plunge as she wished. The top is a basic black so very flattering. I love the edging that brings the color of the skirt to the top. The skirt is just amazing - there are yards of that hand loomed knit and it is long, long, long! It really is one of my most favorite knit piece I have ever had! A superb little piece and in great condition!
Shoulder: 13.5-14" across
Bust: 15.5ÔøΩ flat across the back seam, unstretched from side seam to side seam. The wrap allows it to be adjusted - the mannequin it is on has a 35-36" bust
Waist: 12ÔøΩ flat across the back from side seam to side seam, this can be adjusted up or down a good two inches if needed
Hips: to 23ÔøΩ flat across from side seam to side seam
Bodice: 18" from neck to waist
Skirt: 38" from waist to hem
Unlined and wraps to close and then ties with the attached knit ties. Hand-loomed
Modern Sizing equivalent: XS-SML (0-6)
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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