BURNOUT VELVET SILK KIMONO Jacket Fringe Tassel Coat Bead Peacock Vtg 20 70sSee original listing
Jul 19, 2012 18:00:54 PDT
San Jose, United States
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SKU# N-02Peacock Velvet Burnout Kimono
Stunning 1920s art deco-inspired beaded burnout velvet silk kimono jacket with fringe/ tassel trim. Peacock design and sheer silk fabric. Unlined. Hangs open, no closure.
The velvet burnout process, or "Dévoré" as it is also referred, is achieved by applying an acid to a natural, protein fiber (silk) and natural non-protein fiber (rayon). The acid "burns out" the non-protein fiber leaving only the sheer woven silk and hence, creating elaborate and intricate designs. This fabrics is of the highest quality, and is very expensive to manufacture.
Sleeve Length: 15"
Total Length: 52"
Color: Blue/ Multicolor
Fabric: 80% Silk / 20% Rayon/ Beads
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