Antique c1923 Silk Chiffon Dress & Slip Silk Chiffon MERCURY Glass BEAD FRENCH? Darling Antique Vintage CHARTREUSE Silk Chiffon FRENCH? The dress features the most beautiful and detailed hand beading. What a FABULOUS style with its wide petal-shaped panels along the hem-with hand beading that forms a FLEUR DE LIS pattern , & gorgeous beadwork done in oblong shaped silvered mercury glass beads, accented with short clear tube beads (having darkened infusion). There are also crystal rhinestones scattered about for extra flash.
MEASUREMENTS: Arm Pit to Arm Pit: 34 inches (measurements side to side flat across & doubled) Waist side to side: 36 inches (measurements side to side flat across & doubled) Shoulder to hem: 42 inches. Measurements are taken on the outside of the garment. It is always best to measure a garment you own and compare the measurements. This is from the original family. Her name was May Belle Gorgan from St Louis Park, MN.
It is in overall excellent condition with some very light soiling, and one very small hole near the arm opening (as shown) , there are a few seams in the slip that need to be stitched. There are some missing beads-there is a few strands of beads that are just hanging and needs to be restitched, there are a few faint spots (nothing really bad-just needs to be professionally cleaned).
Vintage clothing is worn/pre-loved and has sometimes been in storage for a number of years. I will describe any flaws that I notice. All vintage clothing is bound to have a trivial flaw here or there.
Majority of pieces I list are between 30 and 80 years old and will have normal wear indicative of their age. I may miss something super minor that does not effect the overall look of the piece in any way. I want YOU to enjoy the unique and lovely pieces that I offer to you.Our merchandise is collectible and is not new and has lived a long and eventful life. We do not launder or dry clean unless stated in listing, and most times have been in storage for many years picking up old age storage oxidation spots. Remember antique fabrics most always has some sort of flaw from being around so many years. Every effort has been made to describe our items as accurately as possible including flaws and imperfections to the best of our ability. We mention any marks or stains that are noticed, in the listing. Antiques in perfect condition are more often than not, reproductions. We never knowingly sell fakes.
Circa dates are approximate and not guaranteed, but dated according to some referencing and our experience. Circa means "about the time" and usually references a 10 year period. If you need more time please just let me know.DO NOT DUPLICATE OR COPY! The item "Antique c1923 Silk Chiffon Dress & Slip Silk Chiffon MERCURY Glass BEAD FRENCH" is in sale since Wednesday, October 17, 2018.
This item is in the category "Clothing, Shoes & Accessories\Vintage\Women's Vintage Clothing\Dresses". The seller is "mlquilts07" and is located in Burnsville, Minnesota. This item can be shipped to United States, all countries in Europe, all countries in continental Asia, Canada, Australia.