1930's Ethereal Ivory-White Lace Bias-Cut Hourglass Gown & Matching Jacket

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An ethereal ivory-white lace gown from the "Old Hollywood" era of glamour. The bodice is a seductive low-cut plunge bias-cut sleeveless with matching puff-sleeve necktie bolero-jacket. I love the hand-stitched ruffle detailing and scalloped nude underslip. The lower skirt is added in pointed inset seamed pieces typical of the time period and insanely hard to do on bias-cut fabric. This figure flattering garment accentuates the bust, skims the hip and flares out below the knee in a fishtail design. It is impeccably seamed and on the level of modern day couture. Here is an ensemble with attitude and elegant.

Measurements
Bust:34-35 inches
Waist:28 inches
Hips:36 inches
Total Dress Length:62 inches
Total Jacket Length:18 inches

This antique French lace dress set is in excellent wearable condition with no rips,stains or holes. Perfectly working side metal-snaps. This gown is over 80 years old and is truly spectacular.

Details

  • Designer
    Unknown
  • In the Style Of
    Art Deco
  • Place of Origin
    France
  • Period
    1930-1939
  • Condition
    Excellent
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use
  • Dealer Location
    Beverly Hills, CA
  • Number of Items
    1
  • Reference Number
    LU309192000
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