1910s Edwardian Silk Floral Dress

1910s Edwardian Silk Floral Dress


Beautiful 1910s Edwardian dress

Fabricated in purple silk with dainty, printed pastel colored flowers.

Bodice feature a wide collar with lapels, weight with 7 self covered buttons on each side.

It’s armholes are clean finished with a self binding.

Embroidered cotton Organdy peeps out of the center front bodice and over the deep back collar, it’s lapels edged in lace. Fastens with snaps down the front.

Bodice lined in net with interior sleeve seams clean finished with binding. Net lining fastens with tiny hooks and eyes at center front

Stiff cotton interior waistband, edges finished with binding and 9 pieces of boning to hold the shape. Waistband fastens with 3 hooks and eyes at center front.

The sleeves are attached into the net lining and are shaped with gathering at the elbows.

The sleeve cuffs are in the lace edged organdy and fasten with two snaps at the wrist.

The skirt features an fold back detail in the front with 8 self covered buttons to mirror the lapel detail of the bodice,

It is constructed in two layers which are pleated all around.

It’s foldover waistband extends past center front and fastens with 3 hooks and eyes.

The upper back portion of the skirt only, is lined in a polished cotton that extends to the knee.

Maker: Unknown

Condition: Very Good with color loss most notably to the wearer’s left sleeve. The cotton organdy has yellowed over time. I have made no attempt to clean this. There are no strong odors.

Measurements: The measurements below are the actual measurements of the garment. Please allow for ease. Whenever possible the best way to insure a good fit is by comparing the measurements to that of a similar garment in your closet.

Shoulder: 14 1/2”

Bust: 38”

Waist: 30”

Hips: 46”

Sweep: 77”

Length in back from HPS to waist: 14”

Length in back from HPS to hem: 50”

Sleeve length: 19 1/2” over arm

Sleeve width: 16” (2” below armhole)

The mannequin measurements are 32" Bust, 25" Waist, 35" Hips

Has been clipped to mannequin

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