Chinoiserie Silk Dress with Asian Inspired silk Print: C1940s English
Handmade vintage silk dress with lovely pastel colour chinoiserie print inspired by the art of Asia.
It has stylised depictions of figures chatting, one leans on the bough of a tree holding a tea or coffee pot. A couple of youths sit reading in a garden there are also mythical beasts, deer, antelope, with birds and floral motifs framing each ‘story’.
The dress has a tailored bodice and pleated skirt. The bodice is finished with Tibet floral shaped yellow ochre buttons and fastens with a side zip.
The condition is good for a garment from this era, tge silk facings are discoloured, but could easily be replaced, please ask us for a quote for this service.
Neck to hem: 35inches