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Lovely Antique Cream Silk /lace Petite Gown Original Sloane St Dressmaker Label For Sale
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Lovely Antique Cream Silk /Lace Petite Gown Original Sloane St Dressmaker Label Victorian dress by Mrs Addley Bourne requires some TLC
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This is such a wonderful antique gown, in fact I think it really belongs in a Museum, or stored under glass, and probably should not be worn again. The dressmaker/retailer was Mrs Addley Bourne, of Sloane Street, and I found an interesting blog article about her, so if you wish to read this please follow the link at the end of the listing.
The exquisite gown measures just under 53" in length, but as for the other measurements, well the overall size is extremely tiny, too small even to fit on my size 8 mannequin/tailors dummy. So I think it might possibly have been a child's dress, perhaps a bridesmaid frock, but it is also possible it was custom made as a wedding gown, but if so, for the weeniest of brides!
Please take time to view all of the images and to read the item condition information in order to fully appreciate the beauty, quality and condition of the gown for yourselves. Offered for sale without reserve, postage details are given below. Thank you for looking.
Approximate weight - kg
UK - £8
Europe - £18
Rest of World - £18
We are happy to combine postage for multiple items. A sale, thank you for looking.
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