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This silk robe or wrap dress, whatever you call it, is made of beautiful vintage Uzbek silk, just in time for the coming autumn. This silk was made in Marglan, Ferghana Valley, in Soviet Union times, and we only had a small piece of this exact shade to produce this dress.

The dress has no fastenings - only a belt. It has comfortable kimono sleeves. It is is a beautiful dress which suit a variety of occasions and has a very flattering fit.

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Custom orders are welcome; please see the last photo for fabrics available. I will be adding more soon. Please write to me to discuss the details. We make things fast, ship fast, and the quality is great - see our feedback.
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The silk is wonderful to the touch and a beauty to behold, and most likely this dress will be one of a kind as this fabric is very rare. It is the so called crepe de chine - pure mulberry silk. This type of silk fabric is matte, strong, cool, virtually wrinkle free, and with a beautiful drape. It is easier to care for than more traditional Uzbek silks because this one can be hand washed cold. Besides, it needs very little ironing, if any.

Indulge yourself with this lovely robe or give it to a special person. This silk is wonderful and my photos do not do it justice; it was very difficult to photograph due to this complex mix of colors. In reality it is much richer, softer and warmer than my pictures show.

These leaves in orange, auburn, brown, khaki, coral, salmon, beige and a dozen other colors - all shades of autumn - make me long for the season to change, at last. The dress (or robe) is so full of autumn mood, soft evening light and smell of dry leaves and earth - I can almost hear Edith Piaf singing:

The falling leaves drift by my window
The falling leaves of red and gold...

Can you?...

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We will be happy to answer any questions and accept custom orders. In the last picture you can see vintage silk fabrics currently available; those of which we have enough to make dresses. All of those are vintage crepe de chine - pure mulberry silk.
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Sizing chart for your reference:

SIZE XS(US S 0-2, UK 6-8, Italian 36-38, French 32-34)
bust: fits bust around 32.5”-33.5”/81-85cm
Waist: fits waist around 25”-26”/63.5-66cm
Hips: fits hips around 35”-36”/89-91cm


SIZE S(US S 4-6, UK 10-12, Italian 40-42, French 36-38)
bust: fits bust around 34.5”-35.5”/87-90cm
Waist: fits waist around 27”-28”/68.9-71cm
Hips: fits hips around 37”-38”/94-97cm


SIZE M(US S 8-10, UK 14-16, Italian 44-46, French 40-42)
bust: fits bust around 36.5”-37.5”/92.7-95cm
Waist: fits waist around 29”-30”/74-76cm
Hips: fits hips around 39”-40”/99-102cm


SIZE L(US S 12-14, UK 18-20, Italian 48-50, French 44-46)
bust: fits bust around 39”-40.5”/99-103cm
Waist: fits waist around 31.5”-33”/80-84cm
Hips: fits hips around 41.5”-43”/105-109cm

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In the last picture you can see me buying vintage silks in Bukhara, one of the most beautiful cities of the Orient and an important part of the Great Silk Road. We are based in Uzbekistan, and due to that we have direct access to wonderful silk fabrics, both vintage or modern.

You may want to check our Clothing Section - http://www.etsy.com/shop/MulberryWhisper?section_id=11167451 - and Home Textiles - http://www.etsy.com/shop/MulberryWhisper?section_id=11162729 .

Please come back often; we will do our best to offer something you will absolutely love.

Silk Wrap Dress or Robe, Kimono Wrap, Draped Dress, Pure Silk, Made to Order, Custom, Uzbek Silk

$80.00 USD
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Overview

  • Handmade item
  • Materials: silk, crepe de chine
  • Feedback: 202 reviews
  • Ships worldwide from Tashkent, Uzbekistan
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