"I was standing by the Nile
When I saw the lady smile.
I would take her out for a while,
For a while.
Oh, my tears wept like a child.
How her golden hair was blowing wild.
Then she spread her wings to fly,
For to fly. "
Pink Floyd set the tone for this late 1960s hand made dress in gold & navy blue striped taffeta; which was clearly inspired by the Egyptian craze of the time that dated from the release of Elizabeth Taylor 1963 movie, to Batman KIng Tut camp psychedelia, Pink Floyd song and lasted until the early 70s on the arrival of the Tutankhamen exhibition in London.
Has the late sixties early seventies features of the loose sleeve with long tight cuffs.
PInk Floyd played Crystal Palace park where the sphinxes are, in 1971 hence our video inspiration.
It is a lovely dress, a fab neo psych fantasy, with the tight cuffs, bold stripes, and high neck pie cut frill collar. A line and suitable for a UK size 8.
Comes with navy leather belt and Egyptian ankh decor; again the ankh a symbol of the psychedelic era especially with revelation the Egyptians liked their hallucinogenic mushrooms....
Mary Quant meets Nefertiti in an exotic beatnik fantasy....