Here’s a really sweet travel themed blouse from Majestic. I got this last week from etsy seller MsTips. and I couldn’t be happier with it. And why not, as it has everything I could ask for in a novelty print.
It’s from the late 50s or early 1960s, and unlike so many prints of that time, it is not all dark and gloomy. Maybe this one is just before print colors became so muddy and muted, and all the companies seemed to be obsessed with ditsy little Americana prints.
There’s a wider range of destinations than you usually find. There’s an entire Pacific Rim tour! And of course, there’s Paris. Was there ever a mid 20th century travel print that did not include Paris? I don’t think I’ve ever seen one without it, as if Paris was the ultimate dream destination. Tomorrow, another print that includes… well, Paris, of course.
What a great print! I was on the lookout for travel themed items when in Italia last week, but did not see anything as cool as this (other stuff was cool of course, but nothing like this!)
Monday, August 23rd 2010 @ 3:21 PM
What a cheery and sweet print. I love it. Especially the Pacific Rim tour!
Tuesday, August 24th 2010 @ 9:03 AM
I’m so happy to see this blouse found a happy new owner! I hope it gets to see many countries. 🙂
Tuesday, August 24th 2010 @ 9:33 AM
What a cute top! I’ll have to check out that dealer’s stash…
Tuesday, August 24th 2010 @ 6:35 PM
Posted by betsy stampe:
this was my blouse. i bought it in the early 60’s. i loved the print too….it was so fresh looking….the line-drawings,the great colors, and the silkiness of the fabric. i’m glad you all like it. i liked it too and i’m glad it has someone else to appreciate it. good going, ms.tips!
Thursday, August 26th 2010 @ 12:55 PM
Posted by Lizzie:
Thanks all, and especially thanks to Betsy for posting. It’s rare that one gets info straight from the original owner! You wouldn’t hppen to remember where you purchased it, now would you?
Thursday, August 26th 2010 @ 3:47 PM