Garden wedding white lace gown 1930s XS
Style: Full length white lace evening or bridal gown, perfect for a garden wedding.
Three corded straps hold up each side of the bodice, six in total. Three bands of grosgrain ribbon encircle the waist to underbust, finished with neat bows, another at the top of the bodice. Bust is ruched lace. Half sashes sewn to the sides of the waist tie to the back.
Fastens through side press studs and hook/eye. Hem has been taken up 2 inches through a sewn tuck (can easily be undone if a longer hem is required).
Built in petticoat of white rayon taffeta. A pretty and feminine frock.
Era - Late 1930s
Fabric - embroidered lace on cotton tulle with rayon straps and grosgrain bows. Cotton tulled frill at top of bodice. Rayon petticoat.
Colour - soft white
Label - none
Size - 6
Bust: 32 inches
Waist: 26 inches
Hips: 33 inches
Shoulder to waist: 18 inches
Waist to hem: 36 inches
Total length: 54 inches
Depth of hem: 3 inches
Origin: unknown, purchased in Australia
Condition: Excellent, only flaw is small mends to one st rap - could be removed as there are so many, or left as is. A tiny mark on the top bow is hidden by the tulle frill that is stitched over it to cover.
Recommended Care: Hand wash or dry clean. Lace is strong for the age.
This piece is currently on sale - usual price $550