BEAUTIFUL VINTAGE FOREIGN MADE IVORY RUFFLES AND EYELET COTTON BLOUSE
A beautiful foreign made, probably German, ivory or off white cotton blouse adorned with pleated ruffles and eyelet.
There is a very nice feel to the cotton fabric. Pleated ruffles and eyelet strips alternate on the front of the blouse and some continues around the top of the back. Tops of sleeves are so feminine with small gathers to give a slight bit of puffiness to the tops of the shoulders. More eyelet & faggoting on the ends of the sleeves along with a button for closure.
Faggoting is when joining two pieces of fabric are joined together with a open square like stitch or another decorative stitch. This type of work was used a lot in old fashioned days for a decorative stitch when sewing garments. The blouse buttons down the back.
Perfect with a skirt, slacks or jeans.
By: No tag
Size: 38 but go by the measurements for a good fit
Sleeve from neck: 28-7/8
Shoulder to shoulder: 13-5/8
Fabric: 100% Balmwolle which means 100% Cotton in German so I am assuming the blouse was probably made in Germany as well
Condition: Very good - looks as though it may not have been worn
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