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Vintage Milvia Towel Monday WOMAN MENDING Italy NOS

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Here is a fabulous towel - often sought, seldom found - designed by the marvelous Milvia for Zucchi of Milan.

Taking the day-of-the-week towel concept from frumpy to fabulous, Milvia's designs feature a willowy thin Audrey Hepburn-esque heroine going through her week. Each towel is a mid century masterpiece with brilliant, spare graphics and crisp, vivid colors.

On Tuesday's towel, our heroine is busy with her mending, while a caged bluebird keeps her company.

Excellent details include her blue dress, pink collar and matching hair ribbon, the safety pins stuck into her bodice, the bird and large yellow window, beestung lips, spikey bangs, starry eyelashes, the sewing notions and threads in her basket..and of course the cursive font... "Martedi...Rammendo"

Towel is in great condition with only very pale yellowing in the fold lines at the bottom, under the mending basket - see photo #5 for close-up.

21" x 30"

Sewn-in hanging loop reads ZUCCHI Telerie Indanthren, Milano


5 out of 5 stars
Reviewed by perigeepam
5 out of 5 stars
Jun 22, 2017
This is very charming and in perfect condition! And thank you for the dear little vintage birthday card included as an extra.
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Reviewed by janeasnar
5 out of 5 stars
Mar 20, 2018
thanks - received quickly, a good read for the curious. great condition too.
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Vintage Milvia Towel Monday WOMAN MENDING Italy NOS

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  • Vintage item from the 1970s
  • Materials: cotton, fabric, material, cloth, linen
  • Feedback: 735 reviews
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