1920s Fringe & Embroidery Flapper Robe

Many of the twenties pieces I will be listing over the next week or so came from the same estate that† an important labelled Worth cape was found. All of the pieces were carefully stored and are in extraordinary condition. The fabrics are strong and wearable and all are high end, excellently constructed garments. This one is a robe that would have been made for the tourist market and is really an exceptional piece. It has stunning embroidery work and fringing details on a beautiful weight black silk. The silk is strong and the cut will fit a variety of sizes. The embroidery is that of large pastel roses in frames made of smaller roses circling around the larger. The workmanship is well done and appears to have been machine stitched. The fringe is hand knotted silk and in excellent condition. Though this would have been meant for the boudoir it can be mixed into a modern day girl's wardrobe quite easily. Excellent condition!

Dropped shoulders: 25î from seam to seam
Bust: 26î from side seam to side seam, and continuing to bottom hem
Total length: 48î mid-back of the neck to bottom hem
Sleeves: 17î from dropped shoulder seam to longest point

The robe is unlined and has a snap that you can partially close it with if you wish. It is in what I would consider excellent shape with no major flaws. Please remember that pieces of this age will have a natural patina and should not be expected to be absolutely perfect (though this is close)! It is after all almost 100 years old!

Note that antique and twenties pieces are final sale. They will be packed exceedingly well and we only sell pieces that will stand up to the stress of shipping, however, having pieces potentially shipped multiple times through multiple customs and countries is too hard on garments that are historically important and deserve to be treated with love and care. Please purchase accordingly.

Modern Sizing Equivalent: One Size Fits All

Item# S216

This garment is in sound, clean, as found condition and is odor free. Thoroughly checked over before shipping, it will be ready to wear upon arrival

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