Beautifully tailored early 1950s skirt suit in teal blue linen-weave fabric, piped in white. Extensive seaming and darts for feminine shaping, with flattering hip accents. Rounded collar has hand-applied passementerie and prong-set rhinestone detail. Not-too-big shoulder pads. Straight skirt has back kick pleat and metal Perfect brand side zip with button-tab closure. Suit is unlined, and lovingly finished with hand-overcast and Hong Kong seams.
Note - the color is most accurate in the close-up photo of the cuff repair. this suit is a gentle, not overly bright medium turquoise
Labels: none -- expertly home sewn or custom made
Fiber/Care: unmarked, linen-look rayon, dry-clean only
Condition: a few tiny spots here and there which only look conspicuous under the photography lights. there's a repair to the left sleeve cuff (beneath, as shown), and some spots along the interior neck.
*This suit came to us cleaned and we gave it a good steaming. It's ready to wear.*
at hem: 32"/81.25cm
For reference, the suit fits Delphine very nicely, with a bit of room to spare in the bust and waist. She measures bust: 32, waist: 24, hip: 35.25
(BDV SKU: 00472-001)
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