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Fifties • Bold Print Blouses

New look • • • Bold designs for a new era  about 1951 to 1955
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The bold print on this blouse can only belong to one era.
Almost a rebellion against restrictions and austerity. Utility material needed close prints to allow seam matching without waste of cloth. This was no longer essential.
This bold abstract design style is often seen on book covers and end papers from the early fifties.
The 1951 Festival of Britain announced to the world that the country had recovered from the war and was back in business.
New young designers were free to create.
The restrictions and shortages of the war years were over (almost).

About 21 years old  • date about 1951 • Estimate born 1930 ± 3 years

photographer Mayfair