1920's Style Handkerchief Hem Silk Dress
Side seam to side seam across the bust 36” (91 5 cm)
Side seam to side seam across the waist 28” (71cm)
Side seam to side seam across the hips 39" (99 cm)
Length from back neck under dress hem 41” (104 cm ) to the longest lace dag 56"(142 cm)
A Rock Follies Vintage Size: 12 please note it was pinned on to a size 8 mannequin to show the fit.
Please check our size guide for how to take your measurements.
Fabric: Pure silk cotton lace and embroidered lace and ribbon lining is acetate
Style: a drop waisted but fitted bodice with lace handkerchief skirts over silk.
Features: The bodice is fitted in three shaped panels with a V neckline with lace and insertion ribbon on top which continues round to the back neck. The central front panel has lace overlaying the silk and the skirts are three layers of lining silk and lace which are attached in a flat seam to the bodice at hip length. The lace falls into a very attractive handkerchief hem at the back and the front with cream satin ribbon loosely attached to cover the seam with a pearl and silk rose and decoration at the hip. The back is made of four panels which again give a fitted look and 22 small silk cover buttons with silk rouleau loops run from the neck to the hips with a further 6 under the lace.
Closure: 28 cover buttons and rouleau loops
Ideal to wear for: Bridal Parties Events
Vintage Condition: Excellent Vintage Condition:
Vintage items are not new they date back to a particular era, some have survived in amazing condition, while others may show some signs of age but we feel they still deserve to make it into our collection.
Therefore, we have listed our items into three Conditions:
Excellent Vintage Condition: Means the item is in great shape for its age. (Most of our stock will fall into this category)