LOTS OF FINE DETAILS AND EMBELLISHMENTS INCLUDING LACE OVERLAY PANELS, HAND BEADING and FLORAL EMBROIDERY. HOOK & EYE ALL DOWN THE BACK WITH A SASH TIE BELT. Functional hook & eye closures, it was too snug on the upper back and I did not want to force, pictured here on my modern size 2 dress form measurements-32x25x34. DRESS MEASUREMENTS: 30 BUST (MEASURED FLAT) 24 WAIST, RUFFLED SLEEVES, HIPS 34-35, BODICE LENGTH 16.5, SKIRT LENGTH 41.5, TOTAL LENGTH 58.CONDITION: ANTIQUE CONDITION with NOTABLE ISSUES: dingy color, needs heirloom dry cleaning. Has yellowed around the neckline and at the under arm areas. Lace around neckline and bottom ruffle has become crisp and delicate. Lace on the bottom ruffle at hemline is full of repairs and pinholes, missing beads, and would ultimately need to be removed, replaced, or repaired.
Some hand stitched repairs-Refer to last photo for up close notables. Some slight storage smell-needs airing. For any attempt at cleaning: PROPER HEIRLOOM DRY CLEANING IS RECOMMENDED. We are honored to be the new owners of this rare and exquisite collectionReflecting the love and passion of a fellow a vintage lover, that took nearly 50 years for her to amass her collection...Which includes over 200 dresses, capes, purses, shoes, childrens, toddler/baby and menswear. Please understand that vintage clothing and vintage fabric have age to it, and even when in excellent condition, they show wear. They are not new items. Even the most cared for vintage items of clothing is likely to have some wear and tear and vintage pieces can commonly have tiny spots/marks, fading/yellowing, or pin holes. I attempt to present all damage by describing and photographing it but sometimes little things get by me. Items are sourced from local estate auctions, and business liquidations. Items will have some wear as to be expected with used goods. Please read the description and look at pictures carefully as all items will be as described.
Measurements are taken to the best of our ability, but there may be a 5-10% variation. Please remember that colors photograph and can display differently depending on the camera and/or the computer.
My items are sourced from a variety of venues including estate and auctions. Some are new, but most are pre-owned or vintage, so I have no way of knowing the complete history, or if the item has always been stored in a smoke or pet free environment (my home is smoke free, and pet friendly). But mistakes do happen from time to time.(However, all items MUST be combined on ONE invoice). If you have any questions, please contact my PRIOR to placing your order. (Feel free to contact me should you have any questions). Thank you for your interest! It is my promise to you that I will work very hard to resolve any problem that may have occurred. My items are sourced from a variety of venues including estate sales and auctions. Some are new, but most are vintage, antique, or pre-owned. When possible, I will provide a history of your item, but more often than not I do not have access to the background of items, or the knowledge if the item has been stored in a smoke or pet free environment (my home is smoke free, and pet friendly). The item "Rare c1900-1910s Edwardian True Antique Wedding Gown Vintage Dress Lace XS/S" is in sale since Saturday, February 27, 2021. This item is in the category "Clothing, Shoes & Accessories\Specialty\Vintage\Women's Vintage Clothing\Dresses". The seller is "vintageandvelvetclothing" and is located in West Sacramento, California. This item can be shipped worldwide.