1970s Goldworm wool knit MATISSE dress small medium | new knitwear
Dramatic 1970's Goldworm knit dress! This is from their Artist Series and depicts Matisse "Interior with Aubergines" in rich saturated colors. Wide dolman balloon sleeves with gathered wrists. Fitted waistband and long skirt. Back zipper. Unlined. Made in Italy.
Size on tag: 8
Fits like: small/medium
Material: virgin merino wool
Condition: Very Good Vintage: Five small moth chews at the back hem have been darned (see last pic) but blends in well with the print. Two darns right below the waist also blend in well. Wrists have some elastic but not super stretchy anymore.
Bust (underarm seam) : 35" and more since the sleeves are open
Waist: 27" (will stretch larger)
Total length: 55.5"
Shoulders (seam to seam): undefined
Sleeve (under seam): 21"
m i n t : pristine with no signs of wear- possibly deadstock
e x c e l l e n t : signs of normal wear and age- no obvious flaws
v e r y g o o d : noted minor flaws that may have been already repaired - very wearable
g o o d : many noted minor flaws and/or mends -wearable
f a i r : numerous noted flaws and mends, some significant - still wearable