1920s Pretty Print Silk Chiffon Dress
Bust: approx 23" flat across the back from side seam to side seam
Waist: approx 21" flat across the back from side seam to side seam
Length: approx 51" from mid neck at the back to bottom hem
The dress is unlined and slips over the head. Hand rolled edges and hand finished. It is in what I would consider excellent shape with no real flaws to note. There was an area or two where the threading had weakened and it has been re-stitched at some point - it is sent as found. The silk appears sound but I have a feeling you may have to reinforce the seams here and there down the road - thread tends to go faster then the silk in pieces of this age 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: SML-MED (6-10)
This garment has been professionally cleaned, pressed and is odor free. Thoroughly checked over before shipping, it will be ready to wear upon arrival
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