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Vintage Trudie McCarthy signed size 14 (bust 40") buff long kaftan dress

£200.00

Product description

This very unusual vintage dress dates from around the 1970's and is made in a buff/pale coffee shade of silk taffeta type fabric. Labeled Trudie McCarthy from E&E Designs London, it is decorated with an original, painted design by Trudie McCarthy. A spray of flowers in delicate shades of yellow, peach, blue and purple fan out across the front and back of the dress and are interspersed with green and white foliage with butterflies playing around the fronds; this beautiful fabric painting is signed by the artist. The dress itself is floor length and in a kaftan style. It has a wide boat neckline held in place with a small. pearly, flower shaped button and fabric loop each side of the neck. Four 1" deep horizontal pleats extend across the front to the top of very full, three quarter length sleeves which are gathered with elastic at the cuff. The dress falls into a slim, loose shape, to below lower hip level, giving a clear canvas for the art work. Fifteen 2" wide horizontal pleats continue to the hem where there are 7" splits in each side seam; the back of the dress replicates the front. It is fastened with a long side zip and has thread loops at the waist in each side seam, although there is no belt with the dress. In very good condition for age, it has just a few pinhead sized holes on the sleeves.

Measurements:
Size 14
Bust: 41"
Waist: 39"
Hips: 40"
Hem circumference: 50"
Length: 57"
Outside sleeve length: 20





Item details

Size:
14
Colour:
Beige
Brand:
Trudie McCarthy
Brand type:
Designer
Chest size:
41
Condition:
Used: very good
Decade:
1970s
Exact colour:
pale coffee/buff
Outside sleeve:
20
Pattern:
Artist signed/ painted floral design
Type:
Vintage

Courier Delivery

£12.50
Signature required.
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Free returns

within 21 days.
Returns policy

About this item

This very unusual vintage dress dates from around the 1970's and is made in a buff/pale coffee shade of silk taffeta type fabric. Labeled Trudie McCarthy from E&E Designs London, it is decorated with an original, painted design by Trudie McCarthy. A spray of flowers in delicate shades of yellow, peach, blue and purple fan out across the front and back of the dress and are interspersed with green and white foliage with butterflies playing around the fronds; this beautiful fabric painting is signed by the artist. The dress itself is floor length and in a kaftan style. It has a wide boat neckline held in place with a small. pearly, flower shaped button and fabric loop each side of the neck. Four 1" deep horizontal pleats extend across the front to the top of very full, three quarter length sleeves which are gathered with elastic at the cuff. The dress falls into a slim, loose shape, to below lower hip level, giving a clear canvas for the art work. Fifteen 2" wide horizontal pleats continue to the hem where there are 7" splits in each side seam; the back of the dress replicates the front. It is fastened with a long side zip and has thread loops at the waist in each side seam, although there is no belt with the dress. In very good condition for age, it has just a few pinhead sized holes on the sleeves.

Measurements:
Size 14
Bust: 41"
Waist: 39"
Hips: 40"
Hem circumference: 50"
Length: 57"
Outside sleeve length: 20





Size:
14
Colour:
Beige
Brand:
Trudie McCarthy
Brand type:
Designer
Chest size:
41
Condition:
Used: very good
Decade:
1970s
Exact colour:
pale coffee/buff
Outside sleeve:
20
Pattern:
Artist signed/ painted floral design
Type:
Vintage

Delivery & returns

This item will be dispatched to UK addresses via courier within 2 working days of receipt of your order. A signature will be required on delivery. This item is not available for international delivery.

You can find out more about delivery and returns in our help section.

We offer a no quibble returns policy as follows:

Wedding dresses: 14 days

Overseas returns: 31 days

Everything else: 21 days



Courier delivery cost: £12.50

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