Antique 19th C. Silk Taffeta Fashion Doll Dress Stunning Condition For Sale
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This sale is for a wonderful antique, 19th century,fashionstyle doll dress/gown. It is made of a dark brownishbronze silk taffeta. Fitted waistline trimmed with pinked ruched fabric along the waistline.Darts sewn on the front for a more fitted bodice. Wide neckline with ruched fabric along the edge. A decorative bow sewn on each shoulder.Lined set-in double seamed sleeves. Skirthas folds giving fullness to the skirt. It is about 3/4 in. longer on the backside giving more fullness to the back.The lower portion of the frontskirt has three decorative fabricbows matching the bows at each shoulder. The backside has four shoe buttons and hand stitched button holes for closure. There is a largedecorative fabricbow with pinked edged streamerson the back of the dress. The entire dress is lined as shown in the last two photos.Extremely well made dress and in wonderful condition.Please read condition and measurements below and look at all of the photos as they are part of the description.
CONDITION:Excellent condition. There are no holes to the fabric or lining. The only issue I found were seam breaks at the ends of each sleeve as shown in the above photos. There is a blackrunningstitched across the waist which leads me to believe there might have been some kind of a trim there.The thread can be removed without causing damage to the gown.I have not laundered this piece but it is very cleanwill display nicelyas is.No odor.My home is smoke-free.While I make every effort to describemy items to the best of my ability I encourage you to look at all of the photos so that you can form your own opinion of condition.
15 1/2in. total length, frontshoulder to hem;
16 3/4 in. total length, back shoulder to hem;
4 3/4in. shoulder towaistline;
6 1/8in. across the chest measured from the back, under the arms,flat and closed;
5 3/8in. across the shoulders measured flat;
3 3/4 in. across the neckline, flat and closed;
5 3/8in. across waistline, measured flat;
2 3/4 in. sleeve length, measured under the arm and includestrim;
1 3/8in. armhole opening measured flat.
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USA buyers I will ship US PostalServiceFirst Classmailin the USA with tracking. I will combine shipping cost with multiple purchases.
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