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Vintage 1960s Silk Knit Dress by Luisa Spagnoli Perugia Italy Size M L


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This is a excellent quality 100% silk knit dress made in Italy by Luisa Spagnoli of Perugia during the 1960s.  The fabric is printed with a 60s era mod/psych influenced design.  The dress is made in a sleeveless shift style, with rounded neckline and mid-calf length.  There is a three button closure at the upper back and the dress is unlined.  The dress is somewhat semi-transparent, so would require a slip.

Age: 1960s

Label: Luisa Spagnoli Perugia Made in Italy 100% Silk.  Luisa Spagnoli is a legendary figure in the Italian fashion industry, after first founding the Perugina chocolate brand in 1907 and then being responsible for the introduction of angora yarn for knitwear.  Her son, Mario, was responsible for the expansion of the company and the marketing of Spagnoli knitwear.

Sizing: No size is indicated, but this should fit a medium to large size - please rely on the following measurements for fit, taking style into account:

Shoulders:  15 1/2” across the top

Bust:  38” around, taken under the arm openings, should be loose fitting

Waist:  37”  around

Hips:  40” around

Overall length:  41”

Condition:  It is in very good condition with no pronounced wear, tear, staining, soiling or odour.  This dress has been well cared for over the years.

This is a wisp of a dress, extremely light due to the silk knit - great summer wear, wonderful period style!