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.
- In the Style OfArt Deco
- Place of originUnknown
- WearWear consistent with age and use.
D 44 in.
D 111.76 cm
- Bust38 in. (96.52 cm)
- Waist32 in. (81.28 cm)
- Hip42 in. (106.68 cm)
- Length44 in. (111.76 cm)
- Seller locationBeverly Hills, CA
- Reference numberLU309566212
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