Up for Sale a Superb Antique Silk Ivory Edwardian Alencon French Bead Hand Embroidery Lace Flounce Flapper Gown Dress
Could be Repaired or Used for Parts Since it Has a Lot to Offer.
Pic # 2 shows a rough drawing about the main three features.
1.-FRONT HAND EMBROIDERY On SILK (pics 6,7,8 ):
Front bodice has hand beads, glass, pearls embroideries.
The hand embroidered "panel" is about 12" x 10".
I see a couple of tiny spots which are not on the embroideries.Otherwise embroidery is perfect.
2.-CHANTILLY or ALENCON LACE FRONT TIERED FLAPPER FLOUNCE on SILK( pics 4,5):
Very nice constructed panel. The total measurement from the inside is 12" x 21" .
Flapper flounces are placed on 21" x 9" surface.
The bottom has a strand of beads embroideries ( pic 5).
The bottom hem is been reinforced with some kind of metal so it falls straight down.
A couple of small spots on the dress.
Lace is intact no tears, but it needs to be hemmed in a few places
3.-BOTTOM HAND EMBROIDERED BEADS PEARLS RIM TRIM on SILK (pics 9,10,11).
This nice embroidery goes up to 52" long .
However it's not straight since on the two front sides the design goes up ( see drawing in pic #2).
Beads motif are about 3" wide.
Small loss of beads is shown in pic 10.
Otherwise great no spots during 3" x 52" beads embroideries
MEASUREMENTS Of THE DRESS
Length from center back 48".
Chest bust 1" below armhole 16.5"
Skirt length from waste center back 29"
GENERAL CONDITION OF THE DRESS:
The bodice has armpit stains.
The back skirt has about 6 small spots ( they are NOT located on the embroidery area).
Bottom skirt in not hemmed.
Bodice lace collar looks fine but needs to be cleaned.
Dress itself is banal ( last pic shows the back side which is almost plain), looks unfinished or was used as a petticoat for an important dress.
Please note this auction ends on the evening of Tuesday April 29th
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