This is a vintage hungarian circular skirt made from 6 widths of fabric. Very full for keeping warm in early spring. Made from fine brushed cotton in the 50s it has a very neat hand worked, blanket stitched scalloped hem in pink cotton thread.
The waistband is lined and has ties to fasten accordingly. Key feature is the approx.4 metres / 156inches of hand sewn scalloped hem and plenty of fabric to wrap over or remodel. Length from waist to hem 79 cm / 31 inches. Waist - fabric length 92 cm / 36 inches.
Circumference of skirt hem 402 cm / 156 inches. Ties 90 cm / 35 inches. A beautiful skirt in excellent condition, the photos act as part of the description.
This skirt is a piece of history and one off. Beyond france is a vintage linen specialist, sourcing beautiful fabrics from across europe and eastern europe.
Many people assume that vintage linens only come from france; however the tradition of making fabrics from flax and hemp was prominent throughout europe well into the 1940's. See my shop for more vintage antique homeware and linens. The style is victorian and folk.