1920's Museum Piece Silk and Sheer Panel Floral Fluted Dress

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Romantic vintage maxi dress with matching bolero. This ankle length dress features alternating panels of floral rose burn out velvet in fall colors, including red, gold, blue, pink, and green, and black. The sleeveless dress has a godet skirt with pleats, a scoop neck with velvet hem, and a scoop neck back with an "X" crisscross strap design in velvet. The mesh bolero jacket has bell sleeves with velvet pleats and a velvet collar that ties in the back. The waist of the fluted dress is accented by a velvet belt with floral rhinestone buckle. This light and airy ensemble is versatile and can be dressed up for the evening or dressed down for the daytime any time of year. This gorgeous piece was purchased from the celebrated Suddon-Cleaver costume collection.

Pyechased from the Museum of Fine Arts Houston Costume and Textile Collection Auction.

Dress - Bust: 37 1/2, Waist: 32, Hip: 37 1/2, Shoulder Hem Length: 52 1/4 inches
Bolero - Shoulder Hem Length: 15 1/4 inches
Belt - Length: 32, Width: 1 1/8 inches

*All MRS Couture garments and accessories have been professionally cleaned and thoroughly checked before shipping. They are ready to wear upon arrival.

Details

  • Designer
    Unknown
  • Brand
    Unknown
  • Place of Origin
    Unknown
  • Period
    1920-1929
  • Material Notes
    Silk, Velvet, Abstract, Belt, Buckle
  • Condition
    Excellent. Belt is missing some rhinestones.
  • Marked Size
    4-6 (US)
  • Bust
    37.5 in. (95 cm)
  • Waist
    32 in. (81 cm)
  • Hip
    37.5 in. (95 cm)
  • Shoulder to Hem
    54.5 in. (138 cm)
  • Seller Location
    Houston, TX
  • Reference Number
    LU10322099383
About the Seller

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Located in Houston, TX

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