Gorgeous Little Upcycled Vintage Silk Kimono Fabric Top w Hand Applied 1920s 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 int ever made. This one uses a vintage silk kimono fabric for the body of the top that is a bright coral orange colour and is just fantastic. The top is cut into an easy to wear sleeveless tank that you just slip over the head to wear. The main part of the top is made from the kimono fabric and then there is a solid coloured matching silk stripe that runs down each side. The upper shoulders are made from a pretty pastel turquoise silk chiffon. I love the colour combination and contrast that the two colours create. Hand applied to the front is a fantastic found hand beaded piece and embroidered fragment from the twenties. This is set to follow the scoop of the neck and trail down the front. Her tailor was couture trained and all three of these tops are beautifully made. Excellent condition
Unlined and slips on to wear with a hook and eye at the back of the neck. 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
Length: 23" 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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