Victorian 1880s Rose Pink & Floral Silk Bustle Reception Gown / Dress W Lace

Victorian 1880s Rose Pink & Floral Silk Bustle Reception Gown / Dress W Lace
Victorian 1880s Rose Pink & Floral Silk Bustle Reception Gown / Dress W Lace
Victorian 1880s Rose Pink & Floral Silk Bustle Reception Gown / Dress W Lace
Victorian 1880s Rose Pink & Floral Silk Bustle Reception Gown / Dress W Lace
Victorian 1880s Rose Pink & Floral Silk Bustle Reception Gown / Dress W Lace
Victorian 1880s Rose Pink & Floral Silk Bustle Reception Gown / Dress W Lace
Victorian 1880s Rose Pink & Floral Silk Bustle Reception Gown / Dress W Lace
Victorian 1880s Rose Pink & Floral Silk Bustle Reception Gown / Dress W Lace
Victorian 1880s Rose Pink & Floral Silk Bustle Reception Gown / Dress W Lace
Victorian 1880s Rose Pink & Floral Silk Bustle Reception Gown / Dress W Lace
Victorian 1880s Rose Pink & Floral Silk Bustle Reception Gown / Dress W Lace

Victorian 1880s Rose Pink & Floral Silk Bustle Reception Gown / Dress W Lace
VICTORIAN 1880S ROSE PINK & FLORAL SILK BUSTLE RECEPTION GOWN / DRESS W LACE. THIS IS ONE OF THE BEST BUSTLE GOWNS THAT I HAVE SEEN IN A LONG TIME. FASHIONED OF A THICK ROSE PINK SILK FAILLE AND A THIN BEAUTIFUL FLORAL PRINT SILK SHANTUNG. TWO PIECE IN ITS CONSTRUCTION, THE BODICE IS LINED IN PRINT COTTON THROUGH THE BODY AND STRIPED TICKING IN THE SLEEVES. THICK PIPING RUNS AROUND THE BOTTOM EDGE WITH BOTH THE FRONT AND REAR SHARPLY POINTED. THE FLORAL SILK IS PLEATED OVER THE SHOULDERS AND AROUND THE NECKLINE FOLLOWING DOWN THE FRONT WITH RUCHED GATHERING IN THE CENTER. A ROSE PATTERN SCALLOPED EDGED FLORAL LACE TRIMS THE NECKLINE AND CUFFS WITH THE FLORAL SILK RUCHED AROUND THE BOTTOM SLEEVE. THE SKIRT IS ASYMETRICAL IN STYLING WITH A SERIES OF PLEATS OFF THE LEFT SIDE, THE RIGHT SIDE HAS A LARGE OPEN SLIT THAT IS LINED IN THE FLORAL SILK WITH A THICK PIPED EDGE.

THE CENTER REAR TRAIN HAS THE FLORAL SILK DOWN THE CENTER WITH THICK CARTRIDGE PLEATING AT THE TOP REAR BUSTLE. THE SKIRT CLOSES WITH A BUTTON AT THE REAR WAISTBAND WITH AN ADDITIONAL WAISTBAND ATTACHED TO THE TRAIN TO CLOSE IN THE FRONT.

THICK PIPING IS ALONG THE EDGE OF THE TRAIN, INTERIOR HAS A LARGE STRIP OF BONING TO GIVE IT PROPER STANCE AND A FULL DUST RUFFLE IS ALONG THE INNER HEM EDGE. THIS GOWN IS SO CLOSE TO PERFECT, THE FLAWS ARE THE SLIGHTEST.

THERE IS A SMALL FRAY AT THE BODICE ON THE PRINT SILK WITH FIVE PINHEAD STAINS TO THE BODICE AND THE SKIRT HAS A DOUBLE THUMBPRINT WATER STAIN ON THE SIDE WITH FIVE SMALL DARK STAINS ON THE FRONT PLEATS AND A SMALL WATER STAIN JUST ASIDE THE PLEATS ON THE CENTER FRONT. THE FABRIC IS IN SHOW ROOM NEW CONDITION AND IS FULLY STRONG AND WEARABLE. A HOOK IS NEEDED FOR THE TRAIN WAISTBAND AND THE THE ELASTIC STRAPPING ON THE INTERIOR SKIRTING HAS LOST STRETCH AND COULD BE REPLACED IF DESIRED. LENGTH FROM SHOULDER TO BOTTOM POINT: 21 1/2. Our business name is ANTIQUE WARDROBE.

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_gsrx_vers_1292 GS 8.3.6 (1292). The item "VICTORIAN 1880S ROSE PINK & FLORAL SILK BUSTLE RECEPTION GOWN / DRESS W LACE" is in sale since Saturday, May 1, 2021. This item is in the category "Clothing, Shoes & Accessories\Specialty\Vintage\Women's Vintage Clothing\Dresses". The seller is "jamiexmas*" and is located in Southbridge, Massachusetts. This item can be shipped worldwide.
Victorian 1880s Rose Pink & Floral Silk Bustle Reception Gown / Dress W Lace