Vintage 1970s Indian Pure Silk Dress Block Printed Konarak Ashok Hotel Sz M
Brand Poppy's Vintage Clothing
This is an Indian pure silk dress made in India during the 1970s under the “Konarak” brand, sold at the Ashok Hotel in New Delhi. The fabric is printed with a floral pattern in tones of orange, red, blue, ochre gold and brown against a beige background colour. The silk is lightweight and gauzy, beautiful quality and lovely for summer wear. The dress has a V shaped neckline that closes at the top with two ties at the neck. The dress is unlined and loose fitting.
Size: No size is indicated, but please rely on the following measurements for fit, taking the style of the dress into account:
Shoulders: 16” across from shoulder/sleeve seam to shoulder/sleeve seam
Sleeves: 27 1/2” long from the shoulder/sleeve seam
Sleeve inseam: 22”
Bust: 47” around, taken under the armpits
Waist: 45" around, meant to fall loosely in drapes
Length: 48“, measured lying flat
Condition: It is in very good condition with no wear, tear, staining or odour - this looks to have seen little use and was well stored over the years.
This is a wonderful summer dress - beautiful quality, ethereal!