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Vintage Mid Century Magenta Pink Tang Silk Magenta Embroidered Jacket

Vintage Mid Century Magenta Pink Tang Silk Magenta Embroidered Jacket

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  • Vintage Mid Century  Silk traditional Tsang Jacket influenced by the  Tsang dynasty with its loose shape and button down style
  • Sumptuous soft smooth magnetic silk embroidered with  one of the 4 key designs of chinese embroidery
  • In the mid-20th century, the Tsang jacket became fashionable  for women. This was due to a growing interest in Chinese culture and aesthetics in the Western world. Designers such as Christian Dior and Yves Saint Laurent incorporated elements of traditional Chinese dress into their collections, which helped to popularize the Tsang jacket as a fashion item.

    The Tsang jacket's simple yet elegant design, combined with the luxurious feel of silk satin, made it a popular choice for women who wanted to add a touch of exoticism to their wardrobe.

  • This piece is lined with with a plush quilted traditional interior that is light weight and sewn by hand. Frog closures for show, popper fasten pockets and mandarin collar.
  •  These gorgeous garments look stunning when worn over jeans or palazzo pants or, just as equally good when worn as intended in the boudoir. And has been spotted on the likes of Kate Moss 
  • UK Size 12. Will work for U.K. sizes 8, 10 an 12
  • Provenance, this piece is unsigned but was acquired at a textile auction in Nice, France

Measurements - you can also compare our measurements to one of your existing garments for the best fit

Bust 40 inches

Waist 38 inches

Length 23 inches

The fabric has been shown in natural light for clarity and is completely untouched digitally

We are classifying the vintage as great condition.  

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

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 and there maybe some general wear expected with the age of the garment.

Vintage sizes are not the same as today, we measure and equivalent our garments to modern day sizing.  More details on how we measure can be found below.

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.

Measure the waist flat across  and for the bust from pit to pit in inches and then double it  Length is measured from middle of the shoulder to the end of the garment. 

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

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 - measure at armpit to pit and then double

Waist/Width - measured at the natural waist of width then double

Length - measured at the middle of the tip of the shoulder to the end of the garment

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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