1980s does 40s red and white polka dot crepe blouse
Very nicely home-made, with French seams and hand finishing - were it not for the collar shape and plastic backs to the covered buttons I would have dated it much earlier. Nice full sleeves gather into elasticated cuffs. The body of the blouse is a line, gently gathered onto the yoke at the front bodice, and central loose inverted pleat to the back.
It’s a very soft crepe, I think manmade rather than silk but may be a blend. I would be tempted to alter the collar shape if I were keeping - would look great tucked in blouson style.
Measures: shown on uk8, unclipped
Bust 40” (no darts)
Hips - measures 44” around at bottom hem
Length from nape to hem approx 26”
underarm to cuff 18.5”
Very good, nothing to note. Just handwashed and ready to wear (colour didn’t run, which is a bonus!)
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