VINTAGE '50s / '60s MACY'S MARCHIONESS METAL ZIP UP SILK & RAYON QUILTED DRESSING GOWN / ROBE MADE IN HONG KONG WITH METAL ZIPPER IN EMERALD ISLE
An absolutely gorgeous vintage '50s/'60s quilted dressing gown / lounger / robe made in Hong Kong in in a shade called Emerald Isle. Green is one of the colors that is rare in quilted robes and is rarely seen so I am so glad that I found this one.
I remember when I was growing up that I wanted one of these expensive quilted loungers or robes from Hong Kong but there was just no way that it was possible. Now I have a very large collection of these in various gorgeous colors.
This robe is in an exquisite shade called Emerald Isle. It can be worn as a lounging robe or over a nightgown as a robe. The luxurious fabric is silky smooth & expensive rayon & silk. The ideal lounging robe to wear when you want to look glamorous for a special evening at home or entertaining someone special.
Intricately swirled stitched fabric around the neck & down the front of this zip up robe. More beautifully stitching on the ends of the sleeves & the hemline. The quilting on the entire robe is in a floral, leaf & trailing vines pattern.
What is so great about these vintage quilted lounging robes from Hong Kong is that each of them has a different theme design. This one has a flowers, leaves and vines design, some have seashell , koi fish, paisley, peacocks, rising phoenix, leaves & buds, chrysanthemums, roses or other types of flowers, etc. Each one is different.
There are 2 pockets in the seams of the robe. There are loops & a matching quilted belt which is not shown in the photos. The lining is in a matching emerald shade & is silky smooth. The inside of the robe is finished with beautiful workmanship & has no exposed seams as all of these robes from Hong Kong are. It is as beautiful as the outside of the robe. There is a long metal zipper in front with a hook & eye at the top which will open completely if you wish. 12-1/2" slits on the lower sides for a glimpse of a lovely leg when walking. Wonderful hand stitching on the lining which one never sees any more.
This gorgeous emerald green robe is in very good condition with just a few small imperfections after all of these years as these were popular in the late 60s / early 70s.
Just a gorgeous color of Emerald Isle in this beautiful vintage quilted robe from Hong Kong.
By: Macy's Marchioness - Made in British Hong Kong
Bust: 43 but leave some room for movement
Shoulder to shoulder: Cannot measure because of the way the sleeves have been put in
Sleeve from neck: 24
Hips: 45 - 46 but leave enough room for movement
Fabric: Rayon & Silk
Care: Dry clean
Condition: Very good - some small imperfections but not uncommon considering the age and not that noticeable - minute separation shown in photo at a seam on the upper right hand shoulder - small hole at the waistline from where the belt was & probably rubbed against the fabric and caused it but the belt will cover that small imperfection & some tiny ones elsewhere but they can be pulled together with a needle & thread - easy fix - some light soiling on robe & a little fading on inside seam on the robe - a hole in the LINING which no one will see on the lower slit on one side. All small imperfections considering the robe is from the '60s/ '70s.
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