Vintage Averardo Bessi Silk Knit Floral Top 1960S S-M Bright Colors
Fabulous vintage Bessi design silk knit top; light-as-a-feather with it's drapey boat neck front and 3/4 sleeves. Bright orange background with large daffodils and other purple florals make up this It is a silk knit so it has a bit of stretch. Label is Averardo Bessi, made in Italy."
here is an interesting piece of information I found on the Vintage Fashion Guild site:
Averardo Bessi was founded in 1950. In 1968, the first collection was presented to the fashion world in the patterns and style of Averardo Bessi. I started at a very early age, working in a fashion atelier. My objective was designing and creating clothing for women, as well as men, says the founder of his namesake fashion house.
A short time later, the stylist developed an idea to propose something truly special; his design for the print on the fabrics that later came to be the realization of his womens collection. Bessis prints are reminiscent of Emilio Pucci and he even signed his prints as well. Bessi and other Pucci impressionists are finding their own design followers and are finally reaching the price range and respect given to their predecessor.
This item came from an exquisite estate collection, where most everything was purchased in a high end shop or is designer( we are talking Halston, ect!).
Marked Size: none
Sleeve from underarm: 11.5
Sleeve from shoulder: 17.5
Length (back of neck to hem): 22