This extraordinary handmade antique dress, from the 1920s or earlier, is truly one of a kind! The midnight blue silk, with chiffon overlay on skirt and sleeves, drapes and moves beautifully and is embellished with unique embroidery and dramatic red-lined bell sleeves. This 1920s Arts and Crafts era Renaissance revival masterpiece will make an exquisite addition to your vintage collection. Dress was made by hand, probably to specifically fit a particular person, and thus is nonuniform.Best modern fit would be up to a small size 6 and may need some minor tailoring. Shoulder to shoulder is approximately 15 inches. Waist is slightly empire in style and measures 33 1/2 inches (attached belt fastens with snaps).
Sleeves are 18 inches long. Dress measures 45 inches from shoulder to hem and 30 inches from waist to hem.
Overall very good condition, consistent with age. Some small faded spots on bodice, loose embroidery threads throughout, and a cluster of small holes on the front skirt panel. The item "Antique 1910s 1920s Edwardian Arts and Crafts Handmade Silk Chiffon Dress Size S" is in sale since Friday, November 19, 2021. This item is in the category "Clothing, Shoes & Accessories\Specialty\Vintage\Women's Vintage Clothing\Dresses".The seller is "wyliekeir" and is located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. This item can be shipped worldwide.