1950s TINA LESER paisley cotton sarong dress xs | new summer
Darling 1950's Tina Leser dress done in a rich red and gold cotton paisley print. The bodice has the paisley running horizontally while the skirt is angled. Faux sarong style on the skirt with attached short panel at the waist. Straps button in the back. Inner waistband, yellow cotton lining on the bodice. Skirt is unlined. Side metal zipper.
The copy on the 1959 newspaper reads: "Philadelphia born Tina Leser has spent her lifetime exploring every nook and cranny of the world for beautiful fabrics and design ideas indigenous to their origin. One of her most unusual talents is her ability to adapt unusual fabrics into clothes suitable for the American scene and at the same time keepng the native feeling. Miss Leser has been influenced most by the East and this is illustrated in her new resort collection."
Brand: Tina Leser Original
Size on tag: none
Fits like: xs
Condition: Excellent Vintage
Bust (underarm seam) : 31"
Waist: 25" (smaller when cinched with sash)
Total length: 41"
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