Size 8 1940s Asian Robe - As Is Faded 40s Rayon Brocade Robe - WWII Era Pagodas Bonsai Trees Far East Scenes - Tassel Belt - Waist to 32

$ 39.99

1940s brocade robe from World War II period, probably a Pacific theater souvenir for a sweetheart at home! This 40s rayon wrap front robe is unworn but in fair condition from storage over decades. It has a scalloped lapel, long sleeves with scalloped cuffs, and its original self tie belt with tassel ends. Fully lined. See Condition Detail below for flaws.

Ladies' Size
8 to 10

Bust 37 to 38, Waist to 32, Hip 37; Shoulder to Shoulder 17, Sleeve Length 24, Neck to Waist 15.5, Neck to Hem 51 Inches


None, this is a fabric likely made in Japan, occasionally seen in 1940s kimonos and similar souvenir clothes

Mint green rayon brocade with bonsai trees, pagodas, metallic gold mists, and tumultuous waves in a medium-heavy weight, colors are forest green, dark grays, white; offwhite rayon tassels; offwhite acetate faille lining

Original self tie belt


Condition Detail
Shows obvious flaws from storage - exterior has beige discolor at back of collar and along shoulders, obvious large areas of heavy fade primarily to outsides of sleeves and sides of skirt (see fifth and sixth photos for example), lining has many small holes throughout and liquid lines from water damage to the skirt, beginnings of abrasion at skirt hem, overall a salvage item or perhaps useful for theatre / costume

Washing Instructions
Dry clean

Please note: All measurements (bust - waist - hip) are the maximum body measurements that will fit the item. These measurements already have ease subtracted and they are not actual fabric widths. To get actual fabric widths add two inches at the bust - one inch at the waist and two inches at the hip.

Size listed is a modern size. Any available vintage size is noted in the Label description. Please remember vintage sizes and modern sizes can vary a great deal.

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