VINTAGE CHINESE BRUSH PAINTING AND SIGNS BACKLESS HALTER WRAP DRESS - FABULOUS!
A vintage halter dress adorned with Asian signs, Chinese calligraphy paintbrushes.
The following quote was used from material from a Wikipedia article called "Chinese Painting" and my thanks to them.
"Chinese painting is one of the oldest continuous artistic traditions in the world. Painting in the traditional style is known today in Chinese as guóhuà, meaning "national" or "native painting", as opposed to Western styles of art which became popular in China in the 20th century. Traditional painting involves essentially the same techniques as calligraphy and is done with a brush dipped in black ink or coloured pigments; oils are not used. As with calligraphy, the most popular materials on which paintings are made are paper and silk. The finished work can be mounted on scrolls, such as hanging scrolls or handscrolls. Traditional painting can also be done on album sheets, walls, lacquerware, folding screens, and other media."
The colors in the dress are beautiful in red, gold, burgundy with black and white paintbrushes. The dress is beautifully lined with no raw edges except for the flounce at the bottom. Pretty gathered ruffles around the neck with a halter neckline and backless. The dress is an easy to wear wrap dress with long ties. Slit in the waistband for one of the ties to slip through when wrapping the dress around one's waist. The beautiful flounce at the bottom is 6-3/4” wide for a lovely finish to the dress
Perfect for at home, shopping, a cruise or vacation this summer.
By: No tag
Size: No tag so go by the measurements - this should fit many sizes because there are no sleeves, no front enclosures, waist can be adjusted and it is backless. I tried it on and I wear a Size 10 and it fit me and there was room left over in the bust area.
Approximate Measurements – This means the measurements of the item listed – not of your own figure. You must be a few inches smaller than the measurements shown.
Bust: Measured midway from the top of the dress in the bust area as well as the top of the set in waist area 25"
Waist measured the entire waist up to where the ties start but not including the ties: 39
Ties measured from where they start at the end of the side of the dress: 31-5/8. the entire waistband including the ties: 100-1/2
Length measured on a hanger from approximately the halter neckline to the bottom: appx. 60 but remember when you are wearing the dress, once you put the halter around your neck and your bust, that will pull up the dress. You can also adjust the length if too long by taking it up at the waist which would very easy to do.
Fabric: No tag but a cotton or blend
Care: No tag
Condition: Very good - there is a cleaners tag still connected to the dress
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