Fantastic 1940s-1960s Hungarian Peasant Blouse in Rayon Chiffon with Strawberry Motif

$164.00

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      There's nothing like a Hungarian peasant blouse - these are the most classic summer style you can buy. This piece has unusually heavy thread for the embroidery, and I couldn't come to a consensus with other industry professionals on it's age. Made of a sturdy rayon chiffon, it is 1940s at earliest and 1960s at latest. The silhouette is supremely iconic, with puffed sleeves, a bloused bodice, and a fitted waistline. Bands of blue, red, pink, green, yellow and red embroidered smocking finishes the neckline, sleeve cuffs and waist, while a bouquet of with strawberry leaves, flowers and berries among other posies outlines the neckline. This has a small opening on the left with snap closures. 

      I admit, I didn't realize this was my size til I was measuring, and you have to want it more than I do! It will be available through May 8th, and then I'm keeping if it doesn't sell.

      ✂-----Measurements

      Marked a size 46 in vintage European sizing

      Shoulder: approx 15"
      Bust: 48" 
      Waist: 28"-36"
      Length: 18.5"

      Label: Hand Embroidery Fast Color 46
      Material: Rayon
      Condition: Very Good

      This top is clean and ready to wear. There is no color bleed, no yellowing at the underarms - no issues of any kind that I find to note. 

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    • Product Type: Blouse