1920's Pink-Camellias Floral Print Chiffon Wrap Dress & Matching Flapper Coat

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The breathtaking baby-pink and green camellias-garden print used in this late 1920's silk-chiffon dress has a fresh innocence that I find irresistible. The bodice is a low-cut plunge trimmed with France chantilly-lace that falls into a flattering wrap drop-waist. I love the pleated hem-flounce. The piece work to create this skirting in particular is extraordinary; it skims the body and then flares out near the bottom. The stylized charm of the scarf-neck black plisse-chiffon coat personify the feminine ideal in clothing. It is amazing that a dress ensemble with this amount of detail and presence can literally feel almost weightless but it does. So romance and rare!

Measurements
Dress
Bust:36 inches
Waist:32 inches
Hips:37 inches
Total Length:44 inches
Sleeve Length:23 inches
Coat
Total Length:45 inches
Sleeve Length:24 inches

This antique dress & coat set is in excellent wearable condition with no noticeable rips, holes, stains or age-rot. Garment closes with wrap-around ties. This ensemble is over 80 years old and is truly stunning!

Details

  • Designer
    Unknown
  • In the Style Of
    Flapper
  • Place of Origin
    France
  • Period
    1920-1929
  • Condition
    Excellent. Excellent.
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use
  • Dimensions
    45 in. L
    114 cm L
  • Bust
    36 in. (91 cm)
  • Waist
    32 in. (81 cm)
  • Hip
    38 in. (97 cm)
  • Length
    45 in. (114 cm)
  • Seller Location
    Beverly Hills, CA
  • Reference Number
    AU130506309548
About the Seller

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Located in Beverly Hills, CA

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