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Vintage Hippie 70s Indian Cotton Gauze Dress w Metallic Stripe and Peaccok Embroidery - M


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From the 1970s here's a gauze cotton dress which is decorated with vertical metallic stripes in gold with finer stripes in magenta, gold and blue down the gauzy cotton skirt and along the sleeves. The bodice is made of quilted blue satin and decorated with peacock motifs in gold thread and gold sequins. The dress is made of 100% cotton, except for the satin bodice, cuffs and horizontal bands on the skirt.  The cotton is woven in a lightweight gauzy construction, great for summer wear.  It is printed in blue with cloud-like patches and wisps in white, almost like tie-dye.  The dress has no closures except for four buttons at the open neckline - otherwise, it simply fits over the head.

Label: 100% Cotton Made in India. Hand Wash in Cold Water RN 50991.  The RN number is registered to a business called India Village Industries Inc, located at 1234 Broadway, New York City.

Size: Size M for medium is indicated, but please rely on the following measurements for fit, taking the style of the dress into account:

Shoulders: 15” from shoulder/sleeve seam to shoulder/sleeve seam

Sleeves: 25” from the shoulder/sleeve seam

Sleeve inseam: 21”

Bust: 39” around

Waist: 50" around, meant to fall loosely in pleats

Hips: Full, meant to fall loosely in pleats 

Length: 42“, measured lying flat

Condition: It is in very good condition.

This is a rare find - original early 70s Indian metallic stripe gauze dress.