We have made this lovely skirt with vintage (1960's) hand embroideredish mantilla with beautiful red poppies and leaves. The fabric is 100% linen.
The tassels are hand knotted in those good old time were their was no distraction like tv and the internetmake every day a day to dance and enjoy :the skirt is above knee length but looks much longer due to the tassel trim and the longer parts of the skirt and can be worn both high waist and on the hips due to the elastic band. The skirt is comfortable to wear during spring and summer but also during fall with stockings and a vest. The waist is a beautiful wide elastic waist band, very comfortable and a bit adjustable.Beside the waist band, all materials are vintage, making this skirt very unique and impossible to make a second time. Looks great with purple, red, green and yellow tops. Size small / mediumus / canadian size 8/10 european size 38/40uk / australian size 10/12measurements:waist: elastic band 28'' - 35'' (71 - 89 cm)hips: is very wide but hips have to be able to go through the elastic band which stretches up till 40'' (100 cm)length: 21 3/4'' (54 cm), below knee length including the lace, measured at the shortest partsdue to the vintage embroidery a one of a kind. Dry cleaning or cool machine wash.