This ethereal Edwardian couture ivory silk-crepe tea gown, with an abundance of embroidery, is of the highest quality. The garment was discovered with provenance; tagged 'Bessie Andrews white crepe dress 1916'. The stylized charm of the embroidered over-sized roses and vines personify the feminine ideal in clothing. The 3/4-length sleeve bodice has a sweet sailor collar trimmed in French style ball fringe. The nipped-waist with tiered peplum silhouttee is incredibly flattering. It is amazing that a dress with this amount of detail and presence can literally feel almost weightless but it does. Beautiful and angelic!
Bust: 34-35 inches
Waist: up to 27 inches
Hips: 36 inches
Total Length: 55 inches
This antique Edwardian dress is in excellent wearable condition with no noticeable holes or tears. Only signs of wear is minor discolor to the ivory crepe from age which is not noticeable when worn. Please messae for detailed pictures. This garment is over 100 years old and is truly exquisite.