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Vintage 1970s Red Cotton Embroidered Kaftan

Vintage 1970s Red Cotton Embroidered Kaftan

Regular price £20.00 GBP
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 This is bright and versatile caftan in a red cotton blend fabric making it for destination wear for day or night. On this bright red striking simple base is fabulous cotton applique morrocan embroidered cotton applied to the neck and front and down each sleeves and all around the cuffs. The cord work appears to have been hand done in panels and then hand sewn into place onto the caftan. The embroidery is bright white and pops against the black backdrop. 

The sleeves are fantastic with a wide cut that really shows off more of the embroidery design.. It has a vibrant maximalist design feeling and really makes a dramatic statement with a slit the right skirt of the skirt. Excellent condition and appears unworn.

This exquisite unlined Kaftan making it ideal for summer and destination wear and is designed to slip over the head for effortless outfitting. 

As is this a Kaftan is is suitable for sizes 6-10 or to a UK 10-12, please check the measurements below if you are unsure.

Bust  39 inches 

Waist 35 inches

Hips 40 inches

Length 57 inches 

Fabric Cotton lend

Excellent Condition

Please also review the photographs as they also form part of the description.

All our vintage is curated and subject to the highest quality standard and restored and repaired to give the best experience possible.  We are reputable seller, serving the fashion industry celebrities and providing costumes for TV and film.

Unless stated please do not expect perfection, as vintage garments are not new and have had another life and still may minor flaw here or there.Vintage sizes are not the same as , we measure and equivalent our garments to modern day sizing.

 

Size Guide

We take pride in providing accurate measurements with an approximation of modern UK with an International equivalent size chart below sizing to help you when choosing  your purchase and  will fit properly  as often vintage sizes differ significantly from modern sizes. 

It is also very helpful if you are aware of your own particular dimensions. If you're not sure, you may easily approximate them by measuring an item of clothes from your own wardrobe that fits well and is laid flat.

Below is how we measure for TOPS, DRESSES, JUMPSUITS, JACKETS, AND OUTERWEAR) 

Bust - Measured by doubling the width from armpit to armpit across the front of the garment.

Waist - Measured by doubling the width from one side of the waistband to the other.

Sleeve - Measured from the shoulder to the cuff. Shoulder - Measured from shoulder seam to shoulder seam.

Length - Measured from the collar or top mid of the shoulder to the garment's hem.

We measure all our items flat and use the guide below

If you need further help please get in touch and we can give you advice on the best size and fit through the chat facility on the website, just press the green CHAT with us button

  UK SIZE BUST WAIST UK SIZE EU SIZE US Size
    INCHES CM INCHES CM      
XXS 6 32 80.5 25 62.5 6 36 2
XS 8 33 83 26-27 65 8 38 4
Small 10 35 88 28-29 70 10 40 6
Medium 12 37 93 30-31 75 12 42 10
Large 14 39 98 32 80 14 44 12
Xlarge 16 41 103 33 85 16 48 14

 

How we measure

Our items are measured flat and we use a tape measure.

Bust - Measured by doubling the width from armpit to armpit across the front of the garment.


Waist - Measured by doubling the width from one side of the waistband to the other.


Length - Measured from the collar or top of the shoulder to the garment's hem.

Mannequin & Model

Both our mannequins are a UK size 6-8 and stand 5ft 7 inches tall

Jen is a UK Size 10

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