Sunday, December 22, 2013

Edwardian Summer Dress

From the seller:


Romantic and sweet fine white linen summer tea gown dating to the late 19thc early 20thc. Nicely styled with high collar, slight curved empire waist, replete with lace, embroidery and pleats of varying sizes. Back button and loop closure with hook and eye, lovely long sleeves, chiffon streamer at back waist. In excellent uncleaned as found condition with age/storage related oxidation yellowing should clean and press up beautifully.

I have been away! but now back with loads of treasures to go on in the next many weeks!


shoulders - approx. 17" across

sleeves - approx. 25"

chest - approx. 16" across

waist - approx. 12" across

length - approx. 65"

From Me:

All those pintucks - yikes! Probably about 1908/1909.

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