1920s Electric Blue Devore Velvet Burnout Tunic Dress

Vintage 1920s

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1920s Electric Blue Devore Velvet Burnout Tunic Dress
1920s Electric Blue Devore Velvet Burnout Tunic Dress
1920s Electric Blue Devore Velvet Burnout Tunic Dress
1920s Electric Blue Devore Velvet Burnout Tunic Dress
1920s devoré silk velvet tunic dress featuring a stunning art deco design of sunflowers and spider webs. Also known as "burnout" velvet; devoré velvet originated from France and was all the rage in the 1920s. As you can see in the photos, the fabric features several cut-outs against a chiffon backing. This technique is produced by applying a chemical gel to silk velvet, which eats away at the cellulose-based fibers leaving a lovely velvet pattern behind not affected by the chemical. 

This dramatic tunic meets dress is easy to wear, features a hook and eye clasp at right side and snaps at the top right shoulder. Throw this on over a simple top, turtleneck, or a pair of silk trousers. The electric blue fabric is so soft and light - it drapes wonderfully.

Size/Fit: Loose fit. Can fit a number of sizes depending on how loose you would like this to fit.

Measurements:
Please keep in mind since this has an open side, these measurements can allow for more room. 
Bust: 36"
Waist: 38"

Hips: 38"

Condition: Excellent/pristine condition. No holes or stains. Seams have been reinforced with modern thread to add stability.
1920s Electric Blue Devore Velvet Burnout Tunic Dress
1920s Electric Blue Devore Velvet Burnout Tunic Dress
1920s Electric Blue Devore Velvet Burnout Tunic Dress
1920s Electric Blue Devore Velvet Burnout Tunic Dress