This rich dark plaid designer blouse by Valentino is a beautiful fabrication of silk and gold lame, with a subtle, tiny overall stripe and is trimmed in shiny gold piping around the Peter Pan collar, along the front and back yoke seams, and around the sleeve hems.
This has a hidden front button placket, with only the top button showing; the buttons at the wrists both show as well, of course. The buttons are a matte gold color that are pointed, shaped like tiny tops.
This has deeply tucked sleeve caps that are slightly padded, which adds width the the shoulders, and flanges at the high front and back yokes for added fullness, too (dating this to the late 70s, early 80s).
Label: Valentino boutique Roma Italy
Fiber content: 97% silk, 3% lame
Made in Italy
Care directions: do not wash, dry clean only
Colors: dark purple, deep navy blue, and light brown woven in a beautiful plaid that produces shades of maroon and plum.
Labeled as a size 6, this measures:
bust: up to 44"
across back yoke: 14"
sleeve length: 24" to cuff's hem
25.75" long from center back of the neck to the (straight) hem
40" around hem
Excellent condition, freshly dry-cleaned.
We are a member of The VFG, The Vintage Fashion Guild.