1960s Radiant Orchid Color Block Striped Silk Dress with Long Jacket Sharkskin Silk Size S Vintage

This is a very nice quality 1960s silk dress featuring horizontal striped color blocks. One of the colours appears to match the 2014 Pantone color of the year, Radiant Orchid. The dress has a matching blue sharkskin silk long jacket that has a purple undertone. The dress has cap sleeves and pleats down the bodice, The waist is defined with roping and two decorative bows at the front. The skirt is shaped to accentuate the body silhouette, larger at the hips and tapered slightly to the hemline. It is lined in blue rayon acetate and does up the back with a metal zipper. The jacket has a long shawl collar, 3/4 length sleeves and is lined in blue acetate - there are no closures.

Age: 1960s

Label: No label

Color: Blue in a slight turquoise tone, pinky magenta that resembles radiant orchid and violet purple

Material: Silk

Sizing: No size is indicated, but this should fit a small size - please rely on the following measurements for fit, taking the style of the garment into consideration:


Shoulders: 15 1/4" from shoulder/sleeve seam to shoulder/sleeve seam

Bust: 35" around, taken under the arm

Waist: 26 1/2" around

Hips: 36" around

Length: 39 1/2", measured flat


Shoulders: 16 1/2" from shoulder/sleeve seam to shoulder/sleeve seam

Sleeves: 16 1/2" long from the shoulder/sleeve seam

Length: 32" long, measured flat


This ensemble is in very good condition with no wear, fading, staining or odors - it was very well cared for over the years.

Easy to wear classic dress with striking color and nice quality fabric....

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Item ID: RL-poppy1954

Gender: Female, Age Group: Adult, Color: Radiant Orchid / Blue / Purple, Size: S

$175 USD

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