1930s Black Lace Gown & Cropped Jacket

This is a striking and beautiful thirties dress that is made from a black machine lace that is pieced on the bias so that is skims over the body and moves where it needs to to accommodate and accentuate your curves. Upon close inspection you also notice that the pattern of the lace's edges have been stitched and the passing of time has oxidized some of it to a deep blood red thread - a really pretty effect. The skirt widens as it nears the hem and has a fair amount of fabric to it. The front dips in a V and the neckline is edged in a black velvet. The matching jacket also has a velvet edge around the waist and I love how the neck and front have used the natural pattern of the lace to create visual interest at all the edges. You could wear a nude silk slip under this and it will appear as if you have nothing on but a layer of lace or be more bold and use color underneath as contrast. Excellent condition

Both the dress and jacket are unlined and slips on to wear. Since there is no opening you have to remember to figure in room to slip on. The lace does have some stretch. A hook & eye at waist of the jacket

Bust: 16-18" flat across from side seam to side seam
Waist: 12-14" flat across from side seam to side seam
Hips: 18-20" flat across from side seam to side seam
Bodice: 14" from top of shoulder to waist
Skirt: 39" from waist to hem

Sleeves: approx 20"
Shoulders: no defined seam
Bust: no true defined side seams
Waist: 13" flat across from side seam to side seam
Length: 14" from neck to hem

Modern Sizing Equivalent: XS-SML

Item# E520

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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