Thursday, September 1, 2011

Late Teen Peachy Dress

From the seller:

Up for sale is a gorgeous example of a late Edwardian wedding dress dating from 1918-1920 in very good antique condition. Included is the original veil used with the dress.
Description: The beautiful dress is an ivory silk georgette over solid silk under blouse and solid silk lining slip. The dress has rows of ruffles of gathered silk decorating the body and sleeves. Bodice has center panel front and back - sleeves form off of side panels. A multitude of snaps keep under blouse and dress in position as well as hook and eyes at waistband. Silk yarn is embroidered around neckline for detailed trim. Satin ribbons tie around waistline. The veil is sheer gossamer netting edged with delicate antique lace. A halo of mini cloth flowers act as the base for the cap form.
manufacturer: tailor made specifically for the bride
fabric: silk
size: would fit like small - please go by measurements below - bust and hip measurements taken on underslip and underblouse - over layer are fuller and larger.
bust: 34 inches
waist: 28 inches
hips: 44 inches
length: 48 inches

From Me:

I'm not sure this is a wedding gown so I held off on adding any of the photos of the veil. The dress is just peachy on it's own. :-D

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