1970s Indian Silk Treacy Lowe Maxi Dress
Treacy Lowe designed around fabric. She used the lightest, finest, near impossible to work with, tissue silks and sheer silk chiffon's. Using fabrics on that level meant that a dress like this weighs a mere few ounces. The print has art feeling paisley type design with contracting borders. The sleeves are left unlined with the same border making up the cuff. Once done up the sleeve above billows softly. The print is hand screened onto the silk and the design is still brilliant in hue and cover every inch of the dress. I love the extra bit of vertical seaming that has been done of the collar border! Made of the finest woven Indian silk you could get at that time. And is still has its original fabric sash! Excellent, appears unworn condition.
Shoulder: 14.5" across
Bust: 19.5" flat across from side seam to side seam
Waist: 13.5" flat across from side seam to side seam
Hips: to 22" flat across from side seam to side seam
Bodice: 16.5" from neck to waist seam
Skirt: 43" from waist to hem
The dress is fully lined in a high grade black tissue silk except for the sleeves which are unlined. It closes with a back hidden, hand set metal zipper. Each cuff closes with hidden snaps. The original fabric sash is present and also in excellent condition.
Modern Sizing equivalent: XS-SML
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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