1910s Cotton Net Dress with Irish crochet and lace trim

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This is a sheer cotton net overdress from the 1910s, most likely dating from 1915-17. The hand made lace collar and ‘bib’ front are reminiscent of the period around 1915, while the layers around the bottom suggest a date just prior to World War I. The dress is beautiful and quite elegant. In the 1910s it would have been worn over several other layers, perhaps to go visiting in the summer or for walking in the park. Today, it could be worn over a short slip dress in the summer, or over a long gown for an evening event. Great cotton net for a beach wedding.

Details

  • Designer
    Unknown
  • Place of Origin
    United States
  • Period
    Early 20th Century
  • Material Notes
    Cotton, Laces, Ruffle
  • Condition
    Excellent. Phenomenal condition, several tiny holes to the net. Dress has been fully hand laundered..
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use
  • Dimensions
    53 in. L
    135 cm L
  • Marked Size
    S (US)
  • Bust
    32 in. (81 cm)
  • Waist
    24 in. (61 cm)
  • Length
    53 in. (135 cm)
  • Dealer Location
    New York, NY
  • Reference Number
    LU1612724432
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