1920's Ethereal Crisp-White Battenburg Lace Flapper Gown

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About

This is a late 1920's angelic masterpiece. The unique unstructured style is strikingly modern yet the abundance of handmade batternburg-lace is a treasure trove of antique needle art. The bodice has the most flattering low-cut plunge which accentuates the bustline. The straight column construction channels the flapper sentiment so celebrated during this era. As fresh today as when new- the color appeals to our nostalgia for the unhurried, genteel lifestyle of this beautiful decade.

Measurements
Bust:38 inches
Waist:34 inches
Hips:40 inches
Total Length:60 inches

This antique dress is in excellent wearable condition with no visible rips,stains or breaks. This beauty just needs a slip. A white one would be perfect for a wedding; a colored slip would be more informal and contemporary. The dress slips on without closures. This piece is over 90 years old and is truly spectacular.

Details

  • Period
    Early 20th Century
  • Material Notes
    Lace
  • Condition
    Excellent
  • Seller Location
    Beverly Hills, CA
  • Reference Number
    AU120804309177
About the Seller

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Located in Beverly Hills, CA

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