Beautiful Upcycled Vintage Black Silk Chiffon Top w Hand Applied 1920s Flower Detailing
This is one of three tops that my client had made about 15 years ago using a combination of new with antique / vintage fabrics and detailing from various 1920s pieces that were beyond repair or found as fragments. Each is a one off and the only one like it ever made. This one uses a black silk chiffon fabric for the body of the top. The top is cut into an easy to wear sleeveless tank that you just slip over the head to wear. The back falls in a sleek and easy line and then the front has an extra panel that loops back up to gather in and under that huge flower that sits at the front. Hand applied to the front is a fantastic found hand beaded flower from the twenties. This is set to anchor the low neckline and the gathered panel is set underneath it. I love the leaves that trail out behind it and how they used small metal thread pieces to scatter over the front. Her tailor was couture trained and all three of these tops are beautifully made. Excellent condition
Unlined but made from a double later of silk chiffon. It slips on to wear. It appears to have never been worn or worn very little. The loose and easy cut should allow it to fit a range of sizes.
Bust-hips: 19" flat across from side seam to side seam to 20" at the hem
Length: 24" from top of shoulder 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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