Sweet Disorder Vintage

1920s Embroidered Velvet Dress


VIntage 1920s embroidered velvet dress. Sweet & simple 20s silhouette with a drop waist and cap sleeves. Lush velvet yarn flowers in shades of thistle and green hand-embroidered on the chest and skirt. They glow against the deep black cotton velvet of the dress. The neckline is edged in matching pink & red silk. Folk style ornamental stitching on the center seam of the skirt.  Hidden side placket of hook & eyes for ease. No label, lovingly handmade. Excellent condition, no staining or damage to the velvet. Only note is a little fraying to the silk trim on the neckline (see photo). Sturdy, fresh and very wearable.

Flat Measurements~SHoulders 15" Chest 17" Waist at drop waist seam 15.5" Hip 24" Length 41" Length shoulder to drop waist seam 16" Armscye 8". Shown on a US size 4 mannequin.

Sweet Disorder Vintage ships worldwide. All items are shipped within 2-5 business days.  

International Shipping rates vary, depending on weight & country. Several international shipping options are available at checkout including DHL. USPS First Class International service is available but please be advised we cannot be held responsible for lost or delayed packages if you choose this option and your purchase will not be refunded if lost. Sweet Disorder Vintage is not responsible for any duty, customs or other charges for taxes or clearance purposes. 

Customers in Australia or Hong Kong ~ USPS services are temporarily suspended to your country. DHL service is available.

Domestic Orders are shipped via USPS Priority Mail with delivery confirmation (tracking) and are generally delivered between 3-7 business days. If you require expedited service, signature confirmation or insurance above $100 please select an upgraded option at checkout.

 Expedited Shipping is available at checkout and rates are determined by weight.

Signature is required at delivery for all orders that exceed $500.

Sweet Disorder Vintage is not responsible for delays due to shipping carriers or customs.
Sweet Disorder Vintage is not liable for lost or stolen packages.


All sales final, no returns or cancellations.

Because of the unique nature of vintage items, all items are final sale. If there is a problem with your order, please contact us via email.


size xs small medium large xl
bust 32-34 34-36 36-38 38-40 40-42
waist 22-24 24-26 26-28 28-30 30-32
hips 32-34 34-36 36-38 38-40 40-42


The flat measurements in the product description are the actual measurements of the garment when laid flat. Double the chest, waist and hip measurements for an idea of fit. Please remember to allow a little "space" in a garment beyond your body measurements for ease and a good fit.

If you are uncertain about fit you can measure a similar garment you own that fits you well and compare the measurements with the product. You can use the image below as a guide.


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