1970's gown from Hanae Mori's couture label features a large scale floral print that are printed on both the silk chiffon overlayer and the heavier silk underneath. This layering of prints creates a three-dimensional aspect. Mock neck has gathering around the front. Long sleeves have layers of ruffles that start at the elbows and extend to the wrists. Center back zippered and snap closures. Lined.
Labeled a vintage size 10, but fits more like a modern day 6.
Cocktail Dress circa 1970's from Hardy Amies is made out of black floral lace. Long sleeves with ruffled snap cuff. V-neck has double silk ruffle. Fitted bodice. Raglan sleeve. A-line skirt. Center back zipper. Lined except for in sleeves.
1950's cocktail dress from Harvey Berin wasÃƒ"šÃ‚ designed by Karen Stark. Made out of ivory-colored, silk French Chantilly lace, which covers a silk satin bodice and skirt. Hand-made satin rosettes are appliqued throughout skirt. Wide satin waistband. Scoop neck. Sleeveless. Boned bodice. Full, pleated skirt. Center back zip. Lightweight crinoline used in photographs, not included.
No size label.
Condition: Fair to Good with the lace being extremely brittle.
Vintage 1950's dress was made by Karen Stark for Harvey Berin. The dress is actually a two-piece ensemble with the beaded bodice being a separate piece. The dress itself has a lining as the bodice and a straight linen skirt. The bodice has white beaded dangles around the cuffs and hem as well as yellow embroidery that is highlighted by beading. Dress has center back zipper and is unlined. Bodice is lined and has center back hook and eye closures.
Condition: Very good with minor bead loss in the bodice, most of which is in the beaded trim.
Vintage cardigan sweater from Helen Bond Carruthers dates to the 1950's and is made of a repurposed piano shawl and features ribbon flowers sewn on throughout. Center front button closure. As in all of Ms. Carruthers' sweaters the cuffs and waistband has been tacked up. Lined with silk chiffon except in the arms.
Condition: Wool is in excellent condition. It appears that the embroidery in the appliqued piano shawl has faded, as well as has lost stitches throughout. Additionally, the ribbon flowers show wear from age and use. Small tear in lining at center back neck.
Bust: 38-40" Waist: 30-32" Across Shoulders: 15" Sleeve Length: 19 1/2" Center Back Length: 18 1/2"
Hermes blouse made out of wine-colored silk jacquard with unusual top hat and crosshatched pattern. Wrap front with covered button closure at waist. Attached necktie. Tapered dolman sleeve with button cuff. Unlined.
Labeled size 38.
Bust: 34-36" Waist: 34" Across Shoulders: 15" Sleeve Length: 23 1/2" Center Back Length: 23 1/2"
Vintage blouse from Hermes is made of cream silk with a jockey cap print. It features a sash that is attached at the center back neck that can be tied in a variety of ways. Scoop neck. Long sleeves with buttoned closure. Center front gold-toned metal button closures. Labeled a size 42.
Condition: Good. Some of the gold-toned finish is wearing off of the buttons and is showing the metal beneath. Additionally there is a small stain on the left cuff (can be seen in photo) and a faint water mark underneath where the bow would tie.
Bust: 42" Waist: 40" Across Shoulders: 16" Approximately Sleeve Length: 23 1/2"
Vintage cardigan and matching scarf likely date to the 1970's and have an Equestrian theme. Cardigan has printed silk front with ribbed wool knit back, sleeves and trim along with aturn-down collar and center front button closures. Unlined. Scarf is "Clic Clac" by Julia Abadie. Silk twill scarf has hand rolled edges. Cardigan is labelled size 42.
Bust: 32-36" Waist: 24-30" Across Shoulders: 12 1/2- 14" Sleeve Length: 19" Center Back Length: 18 1/2"
Cardigan sweater from Hermes dates to the 1980's through the 1990's. The front is printed in hues of yellow and blue. The back, sleeves, and cuffs are made of fine wool knit. Button front. Lined in the front only.
Cardigan sweater from Hermes dates to the 1980's through the 1990's. It has an animal-printed front in hues of yellow and blue. The back, sleeves, and cuffs are made of soft silk knit. Button front. Lined in the front only.