Wednesday, February 22, 2012

Stunning WWI era gown

From the seller:

1918 Antique Edwardian Silk Formal Lace Overskirt Faux Flowers Beautiful!

Measures 36” through the bust, 27” at the waist, 46” through the hips and length is 58”. Length from top of shoulder to waist level is 16”. Has cape collar and cap sleeves, double silk bows with hanging ribbons atop each shoulder, shirring on bodice at waist, snaps down center back from neckline to low waist, bows on each side of waist and faux flower spray on right side of hips, gored skirt with scalloped hem and pointed lace over skirt front and back Fabric is silk. I’ve also shown the net lining and reinforcement at waist in last photo. No label Good condition for its age; silk body of dress is intact and silk is strong. Has tearing to lace in both sleeves and on top of shoulders in collar. Also has a tear on one of the floating panels of the over skirt. Could be fixed. One of the bows is somewhat faded (visible in photo). Flowers are surrounded by lace ruffle made of the fabric that comprises the overskirt. True color is black with pink/red/purple faux flowers.

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A note on measurements: I like to give measurements on items rather than a numerical size as I find this to be a much more precise way of determining size. If the garment I have measures the same as a garment you have, you can be assured of a good fit. If you have any questions about how I did the measuring just email! PS don't forget YOU must measure at least 1-2 inches smaller than the garment does for comfort!

From Me:

I. Want. This. I would totally wear this out pretty much anywhere. It's absolutely gorgeous!

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