Sweet Disorder Vintage
Antique Edwardian Irish Crochet Lace Gown
Exquisite Edwardian era Irish crochet lace gown. High neckline, pigeon breast bodice and slim skirt. Gorgeous entirely handmade 3D flowers adorn the bodice and sleeves. The skirt is slit at the sides with a ruffled net under layer to allow ease of movement despite the fashionable slim silhouette of the era. Front & back panels of the skirt feature fabulous white work embroidery on filet net surrounded by opulent handmade flowers and arabesques. Even the scalloped hem of the net ruffle is edged in delicate hand drawn faggoting. Hidden hook & eye closures down the back of the dress. Countless hours of skillful artisanship created this masterpiece of handiwork. It's first owner was no doubt a woman of wealth. This is such an amazing gown, it is a one of a kind antique work of art and still so wearable and contemporary. A truly timeless treasure.
Shoulders~raglan style with no shoulder seams, size is flexible
Chest 16-17" armpit to armpit, it is gently stretchy and there is a little extra room in the bust due to the blouson fit
Length 57" Length shoulder to waist 15"
Label: None, entirely hand made
This Edwardian Irish crochet lace gown is in excellent condition with only gentlest age appropriate wear. No alterations or damage to the lace. Pristinely clean, bright white and sturdy. This beauty is over 100 years old and a wearable heirloom treasure.
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