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Crysedé Dress
early 1930's

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This dress with its St Ives label is almost certainly an early ‘Newlyn’ frock. Very stylish, great seaming and super heavy weight silk that hangs really well when worn.


bearing a label Crysede. Silk Designers. St Ives, Cornwall the white heavy slubbed silk woven with a mid blue random trellis design, the round neck opening with front opening for seven buttons and buttonholes, the long rounded ivory buttons with slashes, raglan sleeve, a narrow belt with cream stylish buckle, the back with central seam to skirt and kick pleat, bust 35 in or 90 cm; waist 26 in or 66 cm; length shoulder to hem 46 in or 1.17 m. Size 10/12.


Three buttons are missing and some buttonholes are a little raggy and need tidying up.


Crysede Hazel Berriman

Price: £395 | $530 | €450