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Painted Silk 1980

Added Sep 5, 2013

by orchiddream

West Chicago, Il...

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Description

Blouse and matching skirt. Attached hip sash, kimono sleeves, tied collar. Top can be worn both ways, front, or back tie.
Mid calf skirt has elastic waist and side front slit.
Painted silk crepe de chine in red, brown, and black.
This ensemble was the final exam in my wearable art class. Glad I saved it, because this is back in style!

Material Notes

Silk crepe de chine, handpainted

Difficulty

Intermediate

Categories

Season
Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter
For
Women
Garment Type
Other
Style
Classic
Material
Silk

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    Nov 18, 2014, 04.54 AMby nrobson

    lovely and luxurious

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      Nov 18, 2014, 04.47 PMby orchiddream

      Thank you, Nadia. I like that word, luxurious!

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    Nov 8, 2014, 01.06 PMby ink

    Gracious…. This is incredible. I believe this is timeless. Very chic. I would buy this dress if I could!

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      Nov 9, 2014, 12.26 AMby orchiddream

      Actually, it is for sale at my Etsy shop if you’re interested. Thank you for the compliment, I must admit, it’s a very special piece. :-))

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    Nov 7, 2014, 07.58 PMby libra-s

    Lovely!!

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    Nov 6, 2014, 02.53 PMby orchiddream

    Thanks :-)))))

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    Nov 5, 2014, 10.10 PMby Mary Athey

    Oh now this is Gorgeous, well done x

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