This 1940s robe is an incredible piece of fashion history! It's made of World War II parachute silk, and was likely constructed directly following the war due to fabric shortages, possibly commissioned by a soldier as a souvenir to bring back for his sweetheart.
- sheer, super lightweight white fabric — though it’s referred to as silk the material Is actually nylon
- quintessentially 1940s puffed shoulders
- wide, long sleeves
- brightly colored embroidered peacock on bodice
- decorative embroidery on collar and cuffs
- attached belt
FITS LIKE: S/M/L
BUST: up to 42"
WAIST: up to 36"
CONDITION: very good. Some tiny thinned spots and a
couple areas with what looks like pen marks. See pics. Super sturdy and presents impeccably!