1920's Colorful Bird-Garden Novelty Embroidered Cotton Bohemian Ethnic Dress

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Colorful scenic cotton dresses from the early 20th century are perennial favorites. The garment's silhouette is so strikingly modern while the fine embroidery is a treasure trove of antique needle art. The embroidery work is actually raised and dimensional! A labor intensive, hand-stitched piece like this would have been very high quality at the time. I adore the low-cut plunge which at one point probably had an inner lining. The beautiful skirting has weighted side-panels. This bohemian beauty gives you the charming allure of an antique in a garment sturdy enough to wear all year long.

Measurements
Bust:38-39 inches
Waist:32 inches
Hips:42 inches
Sleeve Length:23 inches
Total Length:44 inches

This antique 1920's cotton-linen dress is in excellent wearable condition with no stains or loose embroidery. The garment closes with back metal-snaps. Minor wear to the back decorative buttons and a few pin holes- but nothing that truly detracts from this gorgeous masterpiece.

Details

  • Condition
    Excellent
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use
  • Dimensions
    44 in. L
    112 cm L
  • Bust
    38 in. (97 cm)
  • Waist
    32 in. (81 cm)
  • Hip
    42 in. (107 cm)
  • Length
    44 in. (112 cm)
  • Seller Location
    Beverly Hills, CA
  • Reference Number
    LU309566212
About the Seller

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Located in Beverly Hills, CA

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