Having posted about the gorgeous map dresses and other clothing made in the 1940s and 1950s using escape maps, I couldn't believe it when I was offered a jacket and blouse map from the maps.
Both pieces are made with maps of French Indo China printed in 1944. The first is a really interesting jacket which looks like it could have been made in the 1950s rather than 1940s.
The second item is a blouse, again made form maps dated 1944. Sadly this one is badly damaged, but no less beautiful.
These two pieces are the start of what I hope to be a small collection of silk map dresses and other clothing to go alongside the pieces I make myself from the original maps.