Vintage 1960's/70's traditional embroidered, mirror and beaded Banjara dress

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Banjara dresses are renowned for their highly colourful textiles and embellished with mirrors and embroidery and incorporate beads and tassels for decoration. This was a sign of celebration for the strength of women in the Banjara Tribe.

This iconic Phool style black cotton with chiffon overlay has an array of bright coloured embroidery on the bodice, cuffs and hem of the dress.

The skirt has embriodered bees flying from bodice to the hemline, which has traditional silk and embroidery to give a colourful look to the dress. This is finished off with mirror and beaded decoration.

The sleeves are chiffon with a deep embroidered cuff.

A truly collectable bohemian dress, very wearable and perfect for your vintage wardrobe.

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Measurements of the Dress

Armpit to armpit  44 inches

Shoulder to hem  43 inches

Waist   up to 40 inches

Hips  up to 56 inches

Shoulder to waist  14.5 inches

Size  L UK 14-16

Closures This dress has no closures

Condition This dress is in perfect vintage condition

Washing instructions  We recommend that this dress be Hand washed in cool water

Fabric  Cotton, chiffon, silk and wool thread