Vintage Clothing: Edwardian and Pre-1900

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#Edwardian
#Victorian
#1800s
#19th Century
  • ON LAYAWAY Bottle Green Silk Bodice circa late 1800s
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    Victorian bodice of bold bottle green silk with abstract design, jet beading at neckline and back. Hooks up side with hooks and eyes, boned all around. Stand up collar. Small tear near inside hook at shoulder, not seen when worn. Boned all around, lined in muslin. Superb solid condition. 35" bust, 24" waist, 16" long, 22" sleeves
  • Edwardian Embroidered Dress ca.1920
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    For Sale on 1stdibs - Fine and rare late Edwardian embroidered evening dress. Gorgeous black silk satin item trimmed with metallic and multi color silk embroidery. Item slips
  • Edwardian Gold Dipped Sequin Trained Gown
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    For Sale on 1stdibs - Edwardian Titanic Gold Dipped Belle Epoque Sequin Trained Gown It was an epoch of beautiful clothes and the peak of luxury living for a select few - the
  • Edwardian Embroidered Cotton Linen Coat
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    View this item and discover similar coats for sale at 1stdibs - This early 20th century, Edwardian coat is made from natural colored linen which has been trimmed with an appliquéd panel of Arts and Crafts embroidery.
  • Edwardian Irish Lace Dress
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    For Sale on 1stdibs - Exquisite hand made Irish lace is used for this feminine and wearable dress from the early 20th century. All of the key design elements are used for this
  • Magnificient Masterpiece of Edwardian Handiwork on Swiss Batiste
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    For Sale on 1stdibs - This breathtakingly beautiful Edwardian (1914) tea gown is a magnificient masterpiece of Edwardian handiwork on Swiss batiste with all attention paid
  • Edwardian Linen Lace Walking Suit
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    For Sale on 1stdibs - This is a truly spectacular Edwardian linen walking suit that is probably the best example of one that I have ever seen! It is in Museum level quality
  • Preowned Wiener Werkstatte Era Dress Possibly Emilie Louise Flöge
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    The Wiener Werkstatte Was A Hot Spot Of Creative Inspiration Which Still Inspires Designers Today. Emilie Louise Flöge, The Life Companion And Muse Of The Painter Gustav Klimt, Was A Fashion Designer Associated With The Art Movement. Dress Reformer's Emancipation Of The Waist And "rational Dress" Style Were The Name Of The Game. Her Couture Salon Based In Vienna Was Named Schwestern Flöge And Dressed The Artistic Elite And Forward Thinkers Of The Day. This Dress Has No Label And This Is A Longshot As There Were Several Other Designers Associated With The Wiener Werkstatte. Many Of The Main Artists Of The School Developed Designs For Textiles And Textile Ornamentation And This Dress Could Be Showcasing The Work Of Koloman Moser Or Josef Hoffmann. This Dress Is In Display Only Condition And Has Been Previously Backed For Reinforcement, Sold As Is As A Very Rare Antique.
  • Edwardian (1890-1910) Apricot Charmeuse Silk Chiffon Gown
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    For Sale on 1stdibs - This is an extraordinarily beautiful Edwardian (1890-1910)apricot charmeuse and silk chiffon gown with many hand-sewn details. The gown has capped sleeves
  • 1910's Edwardian Sequin-Sparkle Silk Chantilly-Lace Tea Gown
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    For Sale on 1stdibs - Undiminished by time, this antique garment still casts its seductive spell. An exceptional Edwardian tea-gown made of black silk-satin and fine silk-tulle
  • Preowned Victorian Battenburg Lace Coat
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    From The Late 1890S A Battenburg Lace Cape Sleeve Coat...easily Worn Today As A Piece Of Art, It Would Make A Stunning Cover Up For A Strapless Wedding Gown...this Coat Features A Floral Design With Insets Of Net And Appliques Of Tape Lace Flowers...open Front Coat With Cape Sleeves And Semi Full Skirt, Will Fit Many Sizes...In Excellent Wearable Condition...all Our Clothing Is Dry Cleaned And Inspected For Condition And Is Ready To Wear...any Condition Issues Will Be Noted...for Visual Comparison Our Mannequin Is A Size 4....Measurements Are: Bust 40" Hip 42" Cape Sleeve End To End Across Shoulder Back 36" Back Length 38"
  • Preowned Ewardian Floral Embroidered Lace Coat
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    An Unusual Ewardian Three Quarter Length Coat, Hand Embroidered To Imitate Lace. Embroidered With Floral Blooms,leaves, And Branches, Incorporating Techniques To Imitate ,needle Lace.the Coat Is Cut Full, With Wide Cuffed Sleeves.
  • Pre-owned Mariano Fortuny sea green stenciled silk velvet coat early 1900s Fortuny
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    Mariano Fortuny Coats and Outerwear. From our unique collection of Coats and Outerwear, this piece is offered for sale online by Palm Beach Vintage. Global shipping is available. Mariano Fortuny y Madrazo, was born in Spain, he opened his couture house in 1906 closing in 1946...Fortuny was a fabric alchemist transforming fine silks and velvets via gold and silver powders into exotic robes and wraps, influenced by the fashions of ancient Greece, Fortuny created his version of timeless chic, the coats and dresses he designed have never lost their magic and have always had a cult following... From the early 1900s a dramatic stenciled silk velvet coat labeled Mariano Fortuny…The velvet in a shade of sea green is stenciled in gold, real gold power was used…Long full sleeves, v front coat, deep side vents, there are two Venetian glass beads attached with silk cords at the waist, the closure loops at the opposite side are missing...The coat is lined in muted gold silk faille with the round Fortuny label appliqued to the lining back…There is also a numbered cloth tag attached to the inside shoulder…In very good condition, still wearable, there are a few light age marks to the velvet and two tiny holes less than 1/8" at the left sleeve seam near the cuff, difficult to find, a few minor spots to the lining...
     
    In excellent wearable condition... All our clothing is inspected for condition and is ready to wear...Any condition issues will be noted...For visual comparison our mannequin is a size 4
     
    Measurements are:
    Bust 44"
    Hip 54"
    Shoulder back 15"
    Sleeve length 23"
    Center neck back to hem back 43"
  • Preowned Victorian Paisley Coat
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    This Is An Incredible Coat Or "wrapper" From Approximately 1897-1903, The Final Years Of The Victorian Era. Wrappers Were Popular From The 1850S On As A Gown Which Might Be Worn While Working At Home Or Receiving Friends For Tea. Wrappers Were Often Made In Soft, Warm Materials Such As Wool And Cashmere, And Paisley Patterns Such As This One Were Popular Because They Referenced The Exotic And Cozy Kashmir Shawls Which Had Been Imported From India Since The Late 18Th Century, And Which Would Have Evoked To The 19Th Century Mind The Vast And Exciting World Of Exploration, International Trade, And Opportunity. This Particular Wrapper Can Be Dated To The Turn Of The Century Through Its Sleeves, Collar, And Torso Shaping. The Sleeves Retain The Puffed Shoulderhead Of The 1890S, But Have Come Down From Their Earlier "leg-O-Mutton" Volume To A More Manageable And Flattering Size. The Collar, Which Was More Commonly A Jewel Or Mandarin Collar In The Late 1880S And Early 1890S, Has On This Garment Been Given The Smart, Tailored Shaping Of Early 20Th Century Walking Suits. Finally, The Fitted Back Follows The Lines Common To Ladies' Tailored Garments Of This Period, While The Front Is Loose And Full To Accent A Distinctive Pigeon-Breasted Silhouette. Thus, This Garment Successfully Blends The Traditional Elements Of A Wrapping Gown - Warm Colours, Complex Patterns, And Suptuous Volume - With The Specific Fashionable Shapes Of Its Time. Although It Looks Distinctly Feminine To The Modern Eye, The Overall Shape Is Actually Quite Masculine For Its Time Period, With Lines That Evoke A Man's Frock Coat, And This, Too, Is Highly Indicative Of The Turn Of The Century, When Women Were Embracing Masculine Details In Their Clothing And Beginning To Campaign Agressively For The Rights Denied Them. This Was A Period When Dress Had A Great Deal To Say, And The Combined Social Commentary Of The Masculine Shaping And Political Commentary Of The Indian Fabric Show That There Is Much More To This Simple Wrapper Than Might First Meet The Eye. The Gown Is Expertly Constructed To 19Th Century Standards, With The Usual Combination Of Machine And Hand Techniques. An Attempt At Pattern Matching Has Been Made On The Back Panels, But, As Always In Antique Garments, Priority Has Been Wisely Given To Fabric Conservation In The Center Back Panels. Nevertheless, The Flow And Symmetry Of The Piece Has Been Maintained Through The Side Panels And Into The Skirt, Resulting In A Wonderful Swirling Effect. The Gown Is Constructed With A Separate Internal Bodice To Preserve The Outer Material, Only One Original Half Remains. The Piece Is Lined In Cotton For Structural Integrity And Warmth, And The Front Edges Are Beauitfully Faced In A Copper Silk Satin With A Border Of Paisley Set In From The Edge. This Detail Shows That The Facing Was Meant To Be Turned Back Over The Bust, Although It Could Certainly Be Overlapped For Extra Coziness. Although This Garment Was Originally Intended To Be Worn Over A Corset, The Volume At The Front Ensures That It Will Fit A Variety Of Waist Sizes. The Coat Does Not Come With The Belt Shown, It Is Used To Simply Show How It Would Look With One As There Is No Closure Meant To This Piece. This Is An Absolutely Stunning Piece With Incredible Workmanship, And Will Remind You Of All The Inspiring New Horizons It Must Have Evoked To Its Original Wearer Over A Century Ago.
  • Preowned 1910's Edwardian Antique  Blue Velvet Puff-Sleeve Princess Jacket Coat
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    This Sensational Custom-Made Edwardian Couture Princess Coat Is Lavishly Embellished With Stripes Of Black Silk-Satin Throughout. The Highly Stylized Applique Work Perfectly Captures The Art Nouveau Aesthetic. Rich Midnight-Blue Velvet Is The Base For This Breathtaking Treasure; A Regal Patina Which Will Add Pizazz To Any Modern Ensemble. It Is Shorter In Front, Allowing Endless Possibilities Of How One Would Style This Garment. I Love The Sculpted Puff-Sleeves And Dramatic Wide-Cuffs. This Beautiful Three-Quarter Length Coat Has A Shapely Cut With Fitted Nipped-Waist And Flared Princess Skirting. Just Look At The Amazing Details; Cummerbund Sash, Fringe Tassels And Soutache Piping! Such A Sumptuous Presentation With It's Grand Silhouette. This Is An Extraordinary Example Of Edwardian Refinement And A Special Find For The Serious Collector. Measurements Bust:33 Inches Waist:27 Inches Sleeve Length:24 Inches Total Length:38 Inchesthis Edwardian Antique Jacket Is In Excellent Wearable Condition With No Stains, Discoloration Or Holes. The Garment Is Hand-Stitched With Black Satin Lining. Hidden Hook/eye Metal Bodice Closures. Overall Construction Is True Couture Level As One Would Expect From Such A Lavish Piece. Only Sign Of Age Is Some Minor Wear To The Base Velvet. This Piece Is Over 100 Years Old And Is Truly Breathtaking.
  • Preowned 1850s Chanitlly Bobbin Lace Evening Cape
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    Mid 1800S Bobbin Lace Cape From Chantilly, France...commonly Seen In The Triangular Shape, Cape Forms Are Much Rarer To Find...shaped Neckline, Open Front With Full Circular Hem, A Bit Longer Than Fingertip...black Linen/silk Thread...foliate Design...completely Wearable With Care Of Course, Lace Is Attracted To Jewelry & Other Sharp Objects.Measurements Are:Center Neck Back To Hem Back 37"Width Of Hem 160"
  • Preowned 1890-1900 Belle Epoch Lace And Velvet Jacket
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    This Is A Wonderful Cream Coat, Covered All Over With Beautiful Floral Lace. The Coat Is Elegantly Draped, With Wide Bell Sleeves Gathered Into The Shoulders And A Pleat At The Neck Which Extends All The Way Down To The Hem. This Gives The Coat A Frock-Like Swing, And Adds To The Overall Textured Appearance. It Brings To Mind The Beautiful Pleated And Embellished Bodices And Mantles Of The 19Th Century, Which Are Echoed In This Coat's Luxurious Materials And Attention To Detail. As In Those Victorian Garments, The Lace On This Piece Has Been Expertly Pattern-Matched So That It Sits Symmetrically On Both Sides Of The Front Opening, And Along The Sleeves. Designed For The Modern Woman With A Taste For The Finer Things Of Yore, This Oversized Coat Is Beautifully Made And Charmingly Styled.
  • Preowned 1870's Victorian Antique Embroidered & Applique Tan Wool Bell-sleeve Jacket
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    This Breathtaking Victorian Couture Jacket, Dating Back To The 1870's, Is In A Class Of Its Own. The Detailed Construction And Meticulous Attention To Detail Are Comparable To What You Will Find In Modern Day Haute-Couture. The Exquisite Colorful Applique Work Is Trimmed With Scenic Floral Embroidery Which Gives The Wool So Much Depth And Texture. I Love The Cuffed Bell-Sleeves With Pleated Silk Insets. Complete With A Stand-Up Collar, Easy-To-Wear Top Hook Closure And Center Back Pleat Design. This Magnificent Antique Garment Resonates Powerfully Today, Not Only Because Of Its Intrinsic Beauty, But Also Because It Is An Important Aesthetic Artifact Of The Victorian Period. Measurements Bust:37 Inches Waist:33 Inches Sleeve Length:19 Inches Total Length:23 Inches This Antique Jacket Is In Excellent Condition With No Serious Rips,stains Or Holes. Fully-Lined In Silk. Only Sign Of Age Is Slight Tearing To The Bell-Sleeve Silk Inserts. A True Wearable Piece Of Fashion History.
  • Preowned 1890s Belle Epoch Silk Damask Velvet And Lace Jacket
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    This Incredible Piece Is An Evening Coat From Between About 1895 And 1905, And Resembles Closely The Finest Museum Examples Designed By The Likes Of Charles Worth. With A Generous Body Of Silk Brocade, A Yoke And Sleeves Of Rich Velvet, And Insets Of Stunning Lace And Passementerie, It Is A Truly Incredible Concoction Of All The Most Luxurious And Precious Materials From The Turn Of The Century. The Sheen Of The Floral Brocade Is Perfectly Accented By The Deep Black Of The Velvet, And The Cream Silk Lining Shows Off The Inset Lace To Perfection. The Lace Itself Is Complex Bobbin Lace With Further Embroidered Embellishment, And Is Bordered On All Sides By Wide Bands Of Ribbon And Passementerie Cording. Piped Seams Connect The Cuffs To The Sleeves And The Collar To The Yoke, And A Ruffle Of Lace Around The Neck Echoes The High Lacey Collars Popular On Gowns And Shirtwaists Of This Period. Historical Standards Of Construction Tend To Be Somewhat Haphazard Compared With Modern Couture, But This Piece Is Beautifully Finished Inside And Out; Even The Row Of Hooks And Eyes Up The Front Have Been Individually Inserted Between The Facing And The Lining, And The Lining Has Been Carefully Hand-Stitched Down. The Height Of Luxury From The Gilded Age, It Represents All The Hope, Confidence, And Exuberance Felt By The Artists, Inventors, And Designers Who Aimed To Propel Our Society Into A New Age Of Prosperity And Refinement At The Turn Of The Twentieth Century. This Is A Truly Remarkable Piece Worthy Of Any Collection. Purchased In Paris This Piece Is Ready And Wearable To Grace Your Fine Wardrobe.
  • Preowned Ivory Edwardian Vintage Shawl Wrap Cape Fringe Antique Silk Embroidery Tassels
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    This Exceptional Ivory Silk Embroidered Wrap Has Luxurious Fringe And Tassels. The Embroidery Is Spectacular And The Shawl Would Make A Beautiful Wrap For A Bride. This Piece Comes From The Estate Of A Woman Who Collected Vintage Clothing And Japanese And Chinese Textiles. We Acquired All Of Her Clothing, Antique Piano Shawls, Many Beautiful Chinese Coats, Jackets And Several Japanese Kimonos. This Was Among The Many Beautiful Pieces In Her Collection. Length From Center Not Including Fringe: 22"Fringe Trim: 6"Width Not Including Fringe: 56"
  • Pre-owned Antique Decorative Coat with Gold Embroidery
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    Jackets. From our unique collection of Jackets, this piece is offered for sale online by Static Vintage. Global shipping is available. Truly of work of art and great care.
    Very early, exact age and origin unknown.
    Perhaps Edwardian? Late 1800's-early 1900's.
    Possibly military regalia.
    Black wool, hand stitched and hand embroidered.
    Intricate and very precise gold embroidery.
    Raw edged hem.
    Silk velvet cuffs, worn to perfection.
    There are no closures.
    Unlined.
     
    Very small.
    Shoulder: 13"
    Chest: 36"
    Length: 19"
  • Fine Swiss Batiste Edwardian Tea Gown with Embroidery Lace
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    For Sale on 1stdibs - This is a spectacular and fine Swiss batiste white Edwardian day dress/tea gown embellished with both vertical and horizontal panels of drawnwork and
  • White Edwardian Tea Gown with Hand-Embroidery and Lace
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    For Sale on 1stdibs - This is a lovely white Edwardian tea gown with hand-embroidery and lace inserts. The gown has a combination of tiny pearlized buttons and hooks and eyes
  • Edwardian Lawn Dress with Pintucks and Lace Insets
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    For Sale on 1stdibs - White cotton lawn dress dating to the Edwardian Era. Hand-embroidered flowers. Thin lace inserts. Rows of pintucks throughout. High lace neckline. 7/8-length
  • Preowned Edwardian Irish Crochet And Crinkle Cotton Blouse
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    Beautiful Edwardian Blouse With Elaborate Collar, Cuffs And Yoke Of Fine Irish Crochet Lace. Floral Hand Embroidered Motifs On Crinkle Cotton Voile. Blouse Buttons Up The Back With Mother Of Pearl Buttons And Hand Made Button Holes. Front Is Gathered At The Center Front Pouter-Pigeon Waist. High Neck Irish Crochet With Original Bone Stays To Elongate Neck Circa 1905.Exquisite Quality And Condition.Waist:25"Length:18"Neck: 13"Sleeve: 23"Bust: 32"
  • Preowned 1910's Edwardian Purple-roses Pleated Print Silk Art-nouveau Boudoir Jacket
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    Heaven On Earth! With Its Wide Cropped-Sleeves And Breathtaking Silhouette, This Rare Garment Makes A Memorable Impression. The Art-Nouveau Purple Roses Floral Print Is Unbelievable; The Brilliant Colors Cannot Be Matched Today. It Has The Most Flattering Cut With Exquisite Details And The Fine Workmanship Expected Of The Period. I Particularly Love The Tight Pleatwork And Sailor-Flap Collar. You Can Definitely Use This Piece For The Boudoir But It Can Also Be Layered Over Other Pieces For Any Event. The Silk-Satin Is Practical Weightless And The Caftan-Kimono Style Is Strikingly Modern. A Rare Piece Of Fashion History. Measurements Bust:up To 38 Inches Hips:up To 50 Inches Sleeve Length:15 Inches Total Length:55 Inches This Antique Dressing Robe Is In Excellent Wearable Condition With No Stains, Discoloration Or Holes. The Garment Closed With Hidden Front Snap-Closures. This Dress Jacket Is Over 90 Years Old And Is Truly Breathtaking!
  • Preowned Edwardian Cotton Battenburg Lace & Linen Walking Suit
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    Fantastic Edwardian Walking Suit Includes An Ecru Linen Jacket With Delicate Cotton Battenburg Lace. Linen Is Embroidered All Over With Monochromatic Dots. Gathered Sleeves Are Vented And Trimmed With Finely Woven Floral Lace. Skirt Is Inset With Panels Of Battenburg Lace And Features A Dramatic Train.
  • Preowned 1910's Edwardian Sage-green Beaded French Floral Lace Off-shoulder Evening Gown
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    Undiminished By Time, This Antique Garment Still Casts Its Seductive Spell. An Exceptional Edwardian Gown Made Of Fine French-Lace Over Sage-Green Taffeta With Sparkling Beadwork. I Love The Slightly Puffed Off-Shoulder Bodice. The Additional Shoulder-Straps Are Composed Of Pure Jet-Beads. The Skirt Has A Stunning Back-Bustle And Ruffle-Hemline. Making A Bold And Dramatic Fashion Statement; This Could Have Been Worn In Downton Abbey At The End Of Wwi. Measurements Bust:37 Inches Waist:28 Inches Hips:44 Inches Total Length:58 Inches This Antique Dress Is In Excellent Condition With No Notable Stains,holes Or Missing Beadwork. The Hook & Eye Closures Are In The Back. There Is Couture Hand-Stitching Throughout. This Garment Is Over 90 Years Old And Is Truly Stunning.
  • Preowned Edwardian Lace Inserted Petticoat
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    Lovely Edwardian Cotton Petticoat With Multiple Lace Insertions And Floral Embroidery Throughout Deep Flounce. Full Gathered Skirt With Very Full Back Sweep And Slight Train. Great For Summer With Wife Beater Tank And Flip Flops.Excellent ConditionSkirt Length Center Front: 41"Skirt Length Back: 45"Waist: 24"Hip: 45"Circumference Hem: 150"
  • Pre-owned Edwardian Lamé Contemporary Dress
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    Evening Dresses. From our unique collection of Evening Dresses, this piece is offered for sale online by Morphew. Global shipping is available. The design of this dress is not far off from the original. Admittedly we have vamped it up quite a bit. The original was built upon a heavy under foundation of silk taffeta and boning which was dry rot to dust. There was a full skirt coming out from underneath of layers of disintegrating pink, purple, and blue silk net, it would have been glorious in its day. Unfortunately those most fragile of textiles died long ago and we are at least grateful that this phenomenal early textile can be worn today. Fine metals were woven into textile first centuries ago, however it was the French house of Callot Souers who revived the fabric and made it even more decadent. It was the most expensive textile to produce in it's day and women the world round wore it not only for its shine but for the status of the precious textile. We feel we paid homage to the original design and kept the spirit of the new wave of avant guarde designers who led the 1920s. Can't you just see Theda Bara lounging about in this dress?
  • Preowned 1910's Edwardian Crisp-white Embroidered Linen Needle-lace Jacket & Skirt
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    This Breathtaking Edwardian Couture Walking Suit Is In A Class Of Its Own. The Detailed Construction And Meticulous Attention To Detail Are Comparable To What You Will Find In Modern Day Haute-Couture. The Exquisite Crisp-White Linen Embroidered Cutwork Is Trimmed With Needle-Lace Which Gives The Garment Depth And Texture. Linen Is The Oldest Textile In Continuous Human Use, Appearing Initially In Ancient Mid Eastern Civilizations. It Is Easy To Understand Its Lasting Popularity: Linen Garments Remain Crisp, Clean And Cool In The Hottest Of Weather. I Love The Corded Nipped-Waist And Lean,long Cuffed-Sleeves. This Magnificent Ensemble Resonates Powerfully Today, Not Only Because Of Its Intrinsic Beauty, But Also Because It Is An Important Aesthetic Artifact Of The 1910's Period. Measurements Jacket Bust:38 Inches Waist:30 Inches Sleeve Length:23 Inches Total Length:28 Inches Skirt Waist:28 Inches Hips:40 Inches Total Length:44 Inches This Antique Walking Suit Is In Excellent Condition With No Rips, Stains Or Holes. Perfectly Working Metal Hook-Eyes. This Item Is Over 100 Years Old And Is Truly Stunning! Wearable Piece Of Fashion History.
  • Preowned Romantic Edwardian Nightgown
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    Unique And Delicate, This Piece Dates To The Edwardian Period (1901-1910). The Skirt Is Made Of A Light Crisp Cotton And The Scoop Neck Bodice Of An Intricate Crochet. The Airy Quality Of The Gown Can Be Attributed To The Shift Towards Softer And Lighter Fabrics During The Edwardian Period. This Feminine Nightgown Would Make A Lovely Summer Dress.
  • Preowned Edwardian Tape Lace & Irish Crochet Wedding Gown
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    Edwardian All Over White Tape Lace/irish Crochet Wedding Gown. High Neck, Full Length Sleeves With Bell Cuff. Train In The Back. (Slip Is Not Included)Measurements:-Bust - 35"Waist - 26"Hips - 40"C.f. To Hem - 58"Sleeve Length - 28"Neck Circumference - 16"C.b. To Hem Of Train - 73"(Measurements Are Taken Laid Flat, If You Have A Question About Measurements Please Contact Us Directly. We Do Our Best To Provide Accurate Measurements, But Occasionally Patterns And Cuts Are Not Consistent And Can Be Manipulated On A Body.)
  • Preowned 1910's Edwardian Sequin-sparkle Silk & Chantilly-lace Tea Gown
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    Undiminished By Time, This Antique Garment Still Casts Its Seductive Spell. An Exceptional Edwardian Tea-Gown Made Of Black Silk-Satin And Fine Silk-Tulle Netting With Tight-Rows Of Hand-Beaded Sequins,forming A Beautiful Royal-Blue Dotted Pattern. I Love The Draped Overlay Bodice Framed By The Lined Metallic-Lace And Black Velvet. Each Sleeve Is Detailed With Jet-Beadwork. The Skirt Is Composed Of Chantilly-Lace And The Same Black-Velvet Featured On The Bodice. Making A Bold And Dramatic Fashion Statement, This Could Have Been Worn In Downton Abbey At The End Of Wwi. MeasurementsBust:36 InchesWaist:27 InchesHips:swing SweepTotal Length:53 InchesThis Antique Tea-Dress Is In Excellent Condition With No Notable Stains,holes Or Missing Beadwork.there Is A Wide Band Of Silk-Grosgrain Circling The Waist. The Closures Are In The Back And Are Quite Elaborate With Snaps, Hook & Eye On Each Layer.there Is Hand-Stitching Throughout. Only Sign Of Age Are A Few Breaks In The Metallic-Lace Underlay Bodice. I Wouldn't Be Surprised If This Creation Was By A Famous Designer,as It Has All The Hallmarks Of A Couture Piece From The Edwardian Era. This Piece Is Over 90 Years Old And Is Truly Stunning.
  • Preowned Unusual Edwardian Coat
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    Unusual European Walking Coat From The Late 19Th/early 20Th Century. Black Cotton Sateen Is Tailored With Black Passementerie And Embroidery. A Panel Of Passementerie Openwork Is Attached Below The Hip Line To Reveal Openwork Attached To Sunflower Motif Embroidery Below. Unusual Peek A Boo Feature Which Would Have Likely Complemented The Black Skirt Underneath.Full Cut With Double Embroidered Button And Loop Closure And Gathered Sleeves. Reminiscent Of A Comme Des Garcons Twisted Takes On A 19Th Century Outerwear. Fully Lined. European Circa 1900. Size: LargeExcellent Condition.
  • Preowned 1910's Edwardian Couture Ivory-creme Wool Cutwork Billow-sleeve Jacket Coat
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    This Breathtaking Edwardian Couture Coat Is In A Class Of Its Own. The Detailed Construction And Meticulous Attention To Detail Are Comparable To What You Will Find In Modern Day Haute-Couture. The Exquisite Velvet-Lined Cutwork Is Trimmed With Braided Cords Which Gives The Garment Depth And Texture. I Love The Billow-Cut Sleeves And Easy-To-Wear, Front Button-Down,swing Style. This Magnificent Antique Coat Resonates Powerfully Today, Not Only Because Of Its Intrinsic Beauty, But Also Because It Is An Important Aesthetic Artifact Of The 1910's Period. MeasurementsBust:40-42 InchesHips:70 InchesSleeve Length:24 InchesTotal Length:43 InchesThis Antique Coat Is In Excellent Condition With No Serious Rips,stains Or Holes. Fully Silk-Lined. This Item Is Over 100 Years Old And Is Truly Stunning! Wearable Piece Of Fashion History.
  • Preowned Edwardian Pale Peach Wool Coat
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    A Gorgeous Example Of An Edwardian Coat In An Unusual Color, This Pale Peach Wool Coat Is Trimmed With Embroidered Net On The Collar And Cuffs. Two Decorative Buckles On The Front Conceal A Hook And Eye Closure. A Matching Buckle Is Used To Gather The Fabric Into A Drape. The Coat Has Pink Cotton Lining And It Is In Excellent Condition.measurements;bust 46"waist 46"hips 52"length 50"
  • Preowned Silk Brocade Edwardian Jacket
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    Silk Brocade Cropped Jacket, Puffed Shoulders, Lined In Cotton And Trimmed With Black Silk.
  • Preowned Edwardian Embroidered Silk Jacket
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    Natural Colored Silk Pongee Is Decorated With Silk Hand Embroidered Flowers And Vines On The Collar, Cuffs, Button And The Hemline. There Are Two Hip Pockets And The Jacket Is Lined With Burnt Orange Silk. It Is In Excellent Condition.Measurements; Shoulders 14 1/2" Bust 40" Waist 40" Sleeve 25" Length 26"
  • Preowned Metal Embroidered Edwardian Tunic
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    This Is A Beautiful Sheer Dress With Abstract Embroidery All Over. A Rectangular Train Falls From The Back Neckline, With A Large Piece Of Embroidery At The Top. The Styling Of This Train, As Well As The Beaded Fringes On The Sleeves And Hem Are Reminiscent Of Traditional Design Elements From Parts Of Asia, Such As The Japanese Obi And The Korean Hanbok. Western Design Has Long Been Fascinated With The Styles Of The East, And The Early 20Th Century Saw An Especially Strong Surge Of Aesthetic Orientalism. The Embroidered Net Is Very Similar To Vintage Sari Designs. The End Of The Belle Epoch Right Before Ww1 Saw Many Fantastic Asymmetrical Designs Such As This However Sadly It Was A Very Short Lived Period Making Pieces Like This Exceedingly Rare.
  • Preowned Edwardian Embroidered White Cotton Tulle Blouse
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    Lovely Edwardian Cotton Tulle Blouse With Embroidered Floral Sprays On Front And Cuffs. Handmade Lace Trims The Front Of Blouse Which Closes With A Single Snap Closure At Waist. Back Is Cut Higher While The Front Is Lower And Slightly Gathered As Is Correct For The Period. Sleeves Are Double Layered Tulle. Small Embroidered Collar And Cuffs. Great Separate To Layer For Summer.Excellent ConditionSleeve Length: 24"Overarm Length: 29"Length Front: 17"Back Length: 15"Width Across Back: 15"Waist Slightly Gathered With Elastic: 32"
  • Preowned French Edwardian Embroidered Dress
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    C1910 Off White Silk Cotton With Off White Embroidered Floweres And Off White Lace. Multiple Hook And Eyes In Back And At Waist. Tiny Buttons Down The Back.
  • Preowned Edwardian Battenburg Lace Dress
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    Beautiful Gown Dates To The Edwardian Era And Is Made Of Ivory Battenburg Lace. Squared Scoop Neckline. Lace Is Gathered At Center Lower Back, Just Above The Buttocks. Short Sleeves. Lined With A Very Fine Silk. Closes In Back With A Series Of Snaps And Hooks And Eyes. No Size Label, But Fits A Size 2-4.Measurements-Bust: 34"Waist: 26"Hip: OpenAcross Shoulder: Approx. 15 1/2"Sleeve Length: Approx. 7"Length From Shoulder Seam To Front Hem: 56"Length From Shoulder Seam To Back Hem: 58 1/2"
  • Preowned Edwardian Lace Dress
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    This Dress In 100 Years Old, From Around 1910-1915. We Have Altered It Slightly To Repair It. We Have Taken In Some Of The Blousing From The Front And Lowered The Back, Updating It For Todays Woman. The Slit Is An Interesting Detail Which Is Original As Well As There Are No Added Materials, All Laces And Net Are Original To This Piece. A Lean Silhouette Perfect For A Lawn Party Or Summer Wedding. This Dress Has Been Hand Laundered And Is Ready For Wear.
  • Preowned Edwardian Embroidered White Batiste & Handmade Lace Dress
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    Heavily Embroidered Fine Cotton Batiste Tea Dress From The Early 1900S In A Style That Is Very Wearable Today...a Combination Of Batiste (A Fine Translucent Cotton), Embroidered Panels And Filet Lace Make This Dress A Work Of Art...the Easy To Wear Style Dress Slips Over The Head And Closes At The Upper Back With Hidden Snaps...the Bodice Has A Slightly Square Neckline, Elbow Length Sleeves And A Dropped Waist, The Skirt Is Slightly Flared And Reaches The Ankles On The 5'10" Mannequin...the Bodice Is A Collage Of Filet Lace, Heavily Embroidered Batiste And Embroidered Appliques...the Skirt Is Embroidered And Appliqued With Embroidered Motifs...the Skirt Sides And Hem Are Deep Panels Of Filet Lace That Have Irish Crochet Rose Appliques...the Bodice Is Lined In Fine White Tulle, The Sleeves Are Unlined, The Skirt Has An Attached Tulle Slip...perfect For A Wedding...fits Like A Modern S/mPlease Check The Measurements Provided Below And Compare With Your Own Measurements For The Best Possible Fit! Please Contact Us If You Have Any Questions About This Item…In Excellent Wearable Condition... All Our Clothing Is Dry Cleaned And Inspected For Condition And Is Ready To Wear...any Condition Issues Will Be Noted...for Visual Comparison Our Mannequin Is A Size 4Measurements Are:Bust 40"Waist 38"Hip 44"Shoulder Back 16"Sleeve Length 11"Shoulder Top To Hem Back 52"
  • Preowned Edwardian Black Lace Capelet
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    A Beautiful Piece To Accessorize Your Contemporary Wardrobe, This Black Silk Capelet Has A Scalloped Lace Overlay And Is Embellished With A Row Of Black Beads Around The Upper Arms And Back. Finished With 2 Bows At The Shoulders And A High-Neck Collar. Hooks At The Neck.
  • Preowned Edwardian Battenburg Lace Capelet
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    Vintage Capelet Dates To The Edwardian Era And Is Made Of Beige Tape Lace. Round Collar Has Hook And Eye Closure At Center Front. Scalloped Edges. Unlined.
  • Preowned Edwardian Cotton Applique On Cotton Net Vest
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    This Is A Beautiful Pink Vest Of Cotton Applique Over Net. It Dates From About The 1910S, And Is Ideal For Modern Layering. The Floral Lace Effect Is Delicate And Lovely, And Is Accented Wonderfully By The Sharp And Clean Lines Of The Borders. The Workmanship Is Exemplary, With Piping Around Each Detail Of The Applique And A Fine Netting Base Which Has Survived Intact For A Century. A Braided Ornament Covers The Closure At Center Front, And The Slits At The Sides And Back Provide Both Symmetry And Interest To The Striking Geometric Shape. Hanging To About Knee Length, This Is The Perfect Piece To Wear Over A Simple Dress In The Summer Or With Leggings In The Winter.
  • Preowned Edwardian Cotton Batiste And Lace Dress
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    This Is A Beautiful Summer Dress From The 1910S, Most Likely Dating From Around 1915-18. The Simple Cut Is Elegant And Flattering, And The Tucks Through The Shoulders And At The Hem Provide Just Enough Detail And Interest. This Would Have Been Worn As Daywear By A Young Lady In The 1910S, Perhaps For A Walk In A Shaded Garden Or Down To The Beach. The Shape And Details Are Hallmarks Of The End Of The Belle Epoque Era, And Foreshadow The Rising Hemlines And Looser Rules Of Modest Dress During World War I. Nevertheless, The Dress’S Simplicity And Playful Cut Allow It To Translate Perfectly Into The Modern Setting, And It Would Look Wonderful As A Sundress. The Cut Is Flattering, The Lines Are Elegantly Architectural, And The High Quality Cotton Batiste Will Keep You Cool And Comfortable.
  • Preowned Edwardian Lace And Linen Tea Dress
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    This Is A Beautiful Edwardian Piece Of Fine Linen, With Architectural Lines And Insets Of Machine Lace. Likely Dating From Around 1910. The Insets Of Lace Are Whimsical And Charming, But The Geometric Patterns And Clean Lines Give The Dress Quite A Modern Aesthetic That Will Complement Both The Modern Style And Figure. Some Wear To The Linen Will Require Care, But With Love And Proper Handling This Dress Will Last In Your Wardrobe For Years To Come.
  • Preowned Rare Edwardian Dress Embroidered With Lilies And Chinese Motifs
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    This Is A Lovely Dress Of Fine Irish Linen From The Early 1910S, With Delicate Ruffled Edges And Embroidered Lilies. What Makes This Piece Important And Rare Is The Bottom Border Of Chinese Motifs. Such Eastern-Inspired Patterns Were Popular During The Late Victorian Period And The First Part Of The 20Th Century, As Travel To And Trade With The East Expanded. They Are Very Rare And Unusual To See In Such A Traditional Piece As A Tea Dress. The Delicate Patterns Of The Embroidery And The Clean Lines Of The Silhouette Evoke The Edwardian Period’S Pursuit Of Aesthetic Grace, Combining Elegant Chinese Florals With The White Vestments Associated With The Graces Of Classical Myth.
  • Preowned Edwardian Ivory Lace Tea-length Gown
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    Beautiful Tea-Length Gown Dates To The Edwardian Era And Is Made Of Ivory Lace With Metallic Lame Dot Embroidery Throughout. Squared Scoop Neckline. Short Sleeves. Unlined, But Comes With A Slip.Measurements-Bust: 32-34"Waist: 26"Hip: OpenAcross Shoulders: 15" ApproximatelySleeve Length: 5" ApproximatelyLength From Shoulder Seam To Hem: 53"
  • Preowned Handmade Mixed Lace Lace Edwardian Jacket In Off White
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    Handmade Mixed Lace Edwardian Jacket Or Blouse In Off White...combining Fine Quality Tape Lace With Needle Lace And A Hem Of Milanese Lace This Is A Beautiful Example Of The Lace Makers Art...the Jacket Is Open At The Front With A Small Collar At The Back, The Bracelet Length Sleeves Are Straight And Full At The Cuff With A Double Layer Of Fine Cotton Tulle...the Hem Has A Deep Band Of Milanese Lace And Below That A Double Layer Of Fine Cotton Tulle...the Jacket Is Lined In Fine Cotton Tulle...the Jacket Closes At The Front With Tiny Hooks And Tiny Snaps At The Lower Front...in Very Good Condition And Wearable...will Fit A S-M-L...Please Check The Measurements Provided Below And Compare With Your Own Measurements For The Best Possible Fit! Please Contact Us If You Have Any Questions About This Item…In Excellent Wearable Condition... All Our Clothing Is Dry Cleaned And Inspected For Condition And Is Ready To Wear...any Condition Issues Will Be Noted...for Visual Comparison Our Mannequin Is A Size 4Measurements Are:Bust 44"Hip 44"Shoulder Back 16"Sleeve Length 18"Center Neck Back To Hem Back 21 3/4"
  • Preowned 1900s Edwardian Irish Lace Redingote Style Jacket
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    Cream Irish Crochet Lace In An Unusual Redingote Style...from The Early 1900S...beautifully Done With Lots Of Florals And Raised Work...romantic Open Front Cutaway Style With 3/4 Length Sleeves,coat Is Fitted Across Waist Back And Flared At The Hem...All Our Clothing Is Dry Cleaned And Inspected For Condition And Is Ready To Wear...any Condition Issues Will Be Noted...for Visual Comparison Our Mannequin Is A Size 2Measurements Are: Bust 32 Waist 26" Hip Open Shoulder Back12 1/2" Sleeve Length 17" Neck Center Back To Hem Back Length 30".
  • Preowned Edwardian Embroidered Soutash Net Duster
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    This Is A Delicate And Lovely Black Net Jacket From The Late Edwardian Period, Likely Dating From Around 1905-1915. The High Waistline Was Very Popular During This Period, As Was The Layering Of Sheer Garments And Lace. This Particular Piece Is An Elegant Example Of The Sort Of Garment Which Might Be Worn Over A Dinner Or Evening Dress While Out Of Doors In The Warmer Months. The Netting Is Completely Sheer Except At The Upward-Tilted Waistline, With Flared Sleeves, A Wide Collar, And A Shin-Length Hem. It Could Be Easily Adopted Into A Modern Wardrobe, And Will Add A Touch Of Edwardian Elegance To Any Outfit.
  • Very Fine Victorian Dolman
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    For Sale on 1stdibs - This is a stunning Victorian dolman, or mantle, dating to the period between 1885 and 1890. These dates have been ascertained by the shape of the sleeves,
  • Preowned Belle Epoch Cotton Net Skirt With Silk Ribbon Trim And Crewel Lace Embroidery
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    Row After Row Of Soft Net Ruffles Cascade Along This Skirt From The Most Romantic Era In Dressing. Each Ruffle Is Then Decorated With Either Embroidery Or Silk Ribbon With A Slight Train To The Back Of The Skirt. A True Beauty. There Are A Few Holes Here And There In The Net However The Textiles Are Not Dry Rot And The Piece Has Been Recently Washed Assuring Us That It Is Strong And In Wearable Condition. A New Waistband Has Been Added Using Antique Fabric And Can Be Sewn With Hooks To Variable Sizes. Give Us Your Waist Measurement And We Will Have Our Atelier Size It Accordingly.
  • Victorian Cape
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    For Sale on 1stdibs - Victorian Cape Stunningly preserved Victorian Cape with soutache detailing, velvet inserts and appliquéd hem. L 22 W 50
  • Preowned 1910 White Cotton Embroidered Skirt
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    Beautiful Sheer White Cotton Full- Length Edwardian Skirt. This Piece Is Extremely Decorative And Features Large Satin Stitch Embroidery And Eyelet Work All Over. The Skirt Is Gathered Into A Waist Band, Which Fastens With A Button, And Is Very Wearable Despite Being 100 Years Old. It Could Be Easily Dressed Up Or Down And Is In Very Good Condition.
  • Vintage HOUSE OF WORTH 10s Dressing Gown – THE WAY WE WORE
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    Vintage HOUSE OF WORTH 10s Dressing Gown. Early 1900's post-Charles Frederick era dressing gown. Likely designed by his son Jean-Philippe. Emerald green velvet.
  • Vintage French 18th Cent. Waistcoat – THE WAY WE WORE
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    Vintage French 18th Cent. Waistcoat. French 18th Century mens' waistcoat. Brown wool with embroidery in floral pattern throughout. Fully lined in cotton.
  • Vintage 1910s Black Ruched Skirt – THE WAY WE WORE
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    Vintage 1910s Black Ruched Skirt. Black midi-length silk skirt. Gathered and ruched sides. Rear hook and eye closure. Wear commensurate with age.
  • Vintage Edwardian Natural Silk Blouse – THE WAY WE WORE
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    Vintage Edwardian Natural Silk Blouse. Arts & Crafts style embroidery. Pongee-type silk natural color. Exaggerated collar & cuffs.
  • Vintage Edwardian Cream Lace Ruffled Blouse – THE WAY WE WORE
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    Vintage Victorian Cream Ruffled Blouse. Lace and crochet ruffled bodice. High neck. Crochet-trimmed cuffs and yoke. Pigeon breast. Hook & eye closure.
  • Vintage Edwardian Cotton Summer Dress – THE WAY WE WORE
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    Vintage Edwardian Cotton Summer Dress. Smocked waist and cuffs. Trimmed in ecru lace. Hook & eye closure. Lined bodice. Gathered at waistline. Handkerchief.
  • Vintage 1910s Teal Day Dress – THE WAY WE WORE
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    Vintage 1910s Teal Day Dress. Full-length teal wool day dress with wonderful nouveau-style embroidery. Gathered pockets, lined bodice. Hook and eye closure.
  • Romantic White Three Piece Lace and Cotton Wedding or Summer Dress circa Early 1900s
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    Gorgeous early 1900s wedding ensemble or summer dress set. Underdress is sleeveless, has lace trim (some wear, but not seen). Bodice has mesh lace collar, front hooks, tiered sleeves. Skirt snaps to bodice and has back opening, wrap lace overlay at angle. Smashing and in stellar condition. No flaws to blouse or skirt, some wear to underdress. Measures blouse 36" bust, 26" waist, 17" long, 23" sleeves skirt 27" waist, 39" long

4 comments

jewelsinthecrown
Wrote two months ago
Thank you!

katticusmac
Wrote two months ago
this is such an incredible collection! Bravo <3

dawn-lindenberg
Wrote 7 months ago
such beautiful laces THx for sharing. Dawn

theitalianglam
Wrote 8 months ago
amazing

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