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
Waist32 inches
Hips:42 inches
Sleeve Length:23 inches
Total Length:44 inches

This antique 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 find. This piece is over 90 years old and is truly spectacular.
Details
Designer
Unknown
Place of Origin
Unknown
Period
Early 20th Century
Condition
Excellent
Dealer Location
Beverly Hills, CA
Number of Items
1
Reference Number
LU309566212
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Located in Beverly Hills, CA

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