Monday, December 18, 2017

Lovely 1920's Purple Dress


From the seller:

One of several dresses that came from a estate of 1894 historical carriage house that was family owned for over a 100 years & generations as were the clothes.
This dress is a Purple Chiffon with a drop waist shirred on each side with a handkerchief bottom. Large Purple velvet flower on one shoulder & one at the drop waist.
There was a nude chiffon on the front & base of the chest with embroidered appliqued flowers. The flowers are intact but there is barley any nude chiffon & is attached to a satin slip.
There are a few small holes as shown with a tear on the seam of one shoulder. Back is longer with tears at the bottom.
With some spots/stains & storage odor Being sold as is to repair use for parts or study.
Measurements are approx lying flat
shoulders 17"
armpit to armpit 19
arm length 22"
hips 19"
total length front 42" back 48"


From Me:

I want to wear something like this for Christmas. It's so lovely! I particularly like the flower detail.

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