Wonderful 1940s Deep Blue Silk Top w Button Back, Front White Insets & Open Cut Work
This is a wonderful 1940s top that has a subtle little play in its design. It is made out of a deep blue silk that is the weight of a heavier silk scarf. The cut is loose and easy with no true shoulder seams. It simple drapes over you and then is brought in a bit at the waist for shaping. Onto the front are a stacked row of white insets. There are two of these on either side of the bodice. These angle down across the top of the bust and extend all the way out to the ends of the sleeves. I added one photo with one side held out so that you can see how it goes across the entire top. These are stitched into place all around their edges but they are stitched so that there is a 1/4" gap between the white and the blue silk. So when it is one you see that little line of bare skin all around. Very sexy in the most subtle kind of way. Excellent condition
Unlined and slip on to wear and then buttons down the back. The buttons are hand covered in the same silk as the top. I see the tiniest little nick on the fabric as the front that is stable.
Shoulders: do defined seam
Bust: 18" flat across from side seam to side seam
Waist: 15" flat across from side seam to side seam
Hips: 18" flat across from side seam to side seam
Length: 21" 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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