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 XL UK 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
Please be aware that Vintage items have had a previous life and have been previously cherished, they may however have minor imperfections.
We will try our best to note all the details of each garment, although we may sometimes overlook things, which we do apologise for.
Please do not expect perfection, unless stated so
Please make sure you check all the measurements of the garment before purchasing.
To ensure the best fit, we suggest you measure your favourite style garment and compare it to the measurements that are listed.
All our measurements are taken whilst the garment is lying flat. We then double these measurements to reflect the actual size.
For more information on sizing, please see our sizing guide.