Stunning and coveted original 1950s cardigan by Helen Bond Carruthers. Carruthers’ inventive and highly detailed cardigans were prized and luxurious even in their day; Elizabeth Taylor was purported to be a top customer! This example is an ivory cashmere with delicate Chinese silk piano shawl embroidery appliquéd on. Cropped waistband with bright white chiffon lining.
S 1950s Strapless Black Silk Dress Floral Embroidery Hidden Front Panel 50s VTG. This listing is for one dress. The textile is unmarked, black silk, with gorgeous floral embroidery on the bust and skirt. This style is strapless with a pleated bodice, fitted waist, and full skirt. There is a hidden panel in the front