Charming feminine summer party dress in easy cotton, linen and silk.
Pastel grey/lilac smock dress in comfortable summer cotton, linen and silk. Has unique batik handpainted and embroidered silk front panel: 'Kokopeli' design. Size 10 (UK) 34/35 inch bust. Fairly fitted bodice of polyester pleated voile at top back, hangs nicely; front empire line patchwork bands at bust. Dress skirt fullness is made of various cotton panels, and silk one at front; gathered into bands at bust. Fullness accommodaes waist and hips of any size. Top front and back are fully lined comfortably in grey cotton. Sleeves in linen lilac and white stripe, have tabs which can be let down for a three quarter sleeve. Neck has a fine lilac polyester knit frill all around; frill being repeated in one front panel seam. Small grey covered buttons down front. Model is tall, so dress hem would hang just below knees on shorter women. Front panel is original silk painting by Amelia of 'Kokopelli' Hopi tribe flute player design in pale blue, grape pink, lilac, grey, with ice blue and silver grey embroiderey around feathers, spirals and figure shapes . Painted silk panel is in new silk, using fully machine washable steam-fixed Kniazeff professional dyes.