Gorgeous traditional Chinese top with Mandarin collar and three-frog front closures. Label from Ying Tai a bespoke tailor in Hong Kong from 1926
The stunning and tailored top is all silk brocade, embroidered pattern has a lovely, delicate flora and Chinese lantern pattern in pinks, green, gold and blues. Top is lined in a pale silver silk. Blouse is tailored to fit like the Cheongsam dress with a split peplum bottom.
• Fits like a modern XS • In mint condition • embriodered silk satin • fully lined in silk
• Historical Note: The mandarin collar comes from traditional Qipao collar of Qing dynasty. Chinese hand-made frog buttons are fastened on the front side of the blouse. Frog buttons are a Chinese handicraft take hours of labor to create.
VIBE: Bespoke ERA: 1960's
DETAILS: Label: YingTai made in Hong Kong Modern size estimate: XS - 0 Vintage size on tag: NONE Material: Silk Satin Condition: MINT Care: Dry Clean Only
MEASUREMENTS: —— All measurements are taken flat and in Inches —— Across shoulders: ( no shoulder seam) measurement aprox 14" Sleeve length: 5" Bust: 16" darted will fit up to a B cup Waist: 26" Length: 18"