1920s Dress - Beaded 20s Gown - Gatsby Era - Vintage Flapper Dress Silk Beaded For Sale
This is an AMAZING vintage / antique 1920s beaded gown with classic drop waist fit and a dainty lace capelet attached to the back. There are literally thousands of hand sewn beads and an ombre effect is achieved in the length of the dress. The base of the gown is a delicate silk with a black lace overlay and multiple layers in the skirt. The beading appears fully in tact (there may be a few missing here or there, but I haven't seen them!) The only real need for mending is some wear at the underarms and a small light discoloration near the bust. I have not attempted to clean the dress. It is sturdy and fully wearable...rare for the era! This dress was purchased from the estate of the Olds familyin Lansing, MI...descendants of the original owner of Oldsmobile! The dress seems truly plucked from the era of exploding automobile culture! Modern size Medium.Measures 39" at the bust, waist is open, up to 44" at the hip, and 54" in length. Please ask any questions prior to purchase. Because of the noted flaws, it is being sold as is with no returns.