This Edwardian gown is made from an ivory silk, similar to a crepe de chine. It hooks and snaps down the back, the bodice is lined in silk with bones in the seams. The front of the dress is smooth, it has pin tucks to take it in around the midrif, waist and upper hips that open at the hips into small pleats. The yoke is beautiful Battenburg lace and it has bands of the same lace around the sleeves. The bottom has some wider tucks around the hem, the skirt is not lined, but has seam binding around the edges of the seams to finish them.
One underarm has a 1 1/4 inch tear coming straight down from the underarm seam, easily mended, there's broken brides in the lace, lace has some age spots and a few very minor, small scattered spots on the dress, a little dirty on the fold line of the hem, missing a couple of snaps/hooks/eyes, 3 small holes on the train, very faint underarm stain on one side. It measures 34 inches around the bust, waist is 27, hips are full, across the back shoulder is 13 inches and is 54 1/4 inches long in front falling to a train.If there is any problem with the item, you must contact me within 3 days of receipt. As is items are non refundable. I travel a few days a week, so if you don't hear from me right away, I'll be sure to answer your questions when I return. Thank you for looking at my auctions. Thank you so much for your cooperation. I so appreciate your business. I've done my best to represent colors accurately, but the color on the computer monitors can vary, if I know the color is off I will describe the color to you, as in the case of many reds and purples. The measurements are approximate, I do my best to measure accurately, but placement of the measuring tape tape can be subjective.
I have done my best to accurately describe this item as honestly and completely as possible, most of my items are used clothing and something may slip by, please try to understand this. The item "Edwardian Princess Lined Dress w Battenburg Lace / Train From Museum SM" is in sale since Tuesday, January 8, 2019. This item is in the category "Clothing, Shoes & Accessories\Vintage\Women's Vintage Clothing\Dresses". The seller is "shastasvintage" and is located in Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania.
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