This is a striking vintage men’s silk pyjamas & robe set made in 100% pure silk. This silk pyjamas & robe set features a paisley and acanthus leaf pattern in red, green and dropped out white against a black background. The robe has a shawl collar and has a matching sash belt. It has an applied patch pocket at either side. The pyjamas consist of a top and pants. The top has a small notched lapel and does up the front with three plastic buttons. The pants do up with two buttons at the front waistline and has an elasticized band at the back. They have a button up fly.
Label: Styled by John Forsyth 100% Pure Silk Hand Washing Recommended.
John Forsyth is a Canadian manufacturer that was founded in 1903 by D. Claude Forsyth. They are located in Kitchener Ontario and are still active today
Sizing: Pyjama size C is indicated on this silk pyjamas & robe set - the letter system is a vintage system that matched a letter against a standard sizing. A size C would correspond to someone who wore a 15 1/2 to 16 1/2 shirt, had a 40 to 44 inch chest and weighed 165 to 185 lbs. That being said, please rely on the following measurements for fit:
Shoulders: 19” across seam-to-seam
Sleeves: 24 1/2” long
Sleeve Inseam: 23”
Chest: 50” around
Overall length: 30"
Pyjama bottom:Waist: 33” to 38”(max), depending on stretch of elasticized band - comfortable fit would be somewhere in between
Leg Inseam: 229”
Shoulders: 19 1/2”
Sleeve: 24 1/2”
Sleeve Inseam: 23”
Chest: 50” depending on overlap
Waist: Meant to be cinched
Length: 43 1/2”
Condition: This silk pyjamas & robe set is in excellent condition with no wear, tear, stains or odour. The silk pyjamas & robe set looks like it saw little or no use and was well cared for and stored over the years.
This is an exceptional quality silk pyjamas & robe set, not often seen – great looking colour and pattern!
Vintage 1960s Silk Pyjamas & Robe Red Paisley Dressing Gown Size M L