1930's Lace Gown and Bolero Jacket

1930's Lace Gown and Bolero Jacket

SKU: WB0004
£460.00Price

This Gown is also for sale in our Worcester Store.

 

Original Vintage: Bridal Gown under dress and Bolero Jacket

 

Dating from: 1938

 

Label no label hand made

 

Measurements:  Lace Gown: Bust 34” Waist 28 ” Hips 35”

                                Slip undress: Bust 33” Waist 28’ Hips 35"

 

The underdress is slightly smaller than the lace over dress this was often the case as it made to give a pulled in structure the over dress.

 

A Rock Follies Vintage Size 8 (due to the small openings I have sized this down please note it is just pinned to the mannequin as it will not go over the shoulders)

Please check our size guide for how to take your measurements.

 

Fabric: Soft cream guipure lace

 

Style: The gown is a 1930’s design with the 40’s style that was emerging at the end of the decade. The lace bodice is softly gathered into the joke which is backed onto a soft tule net, on to the shoulder and into a shaped waist panel where there are 4 small lace covered buttons down the centre front, the waist panel extends into the half belt which sits at the back with a lace covered buckle. The neckline is a modest sweetheart and the sleeves are softly gathered giving a slight puff sleeve with a little stiffened buckram inside to give them shape on the shoulder. The original under slip dress is also included along with the little bolero which has the same softly puffed sleeves into a narrow band, there is a delightful little collar and lapels.

 

Features: There are 22 small lace covered buttons sewn down the back of the dress,

 

Closure: The openings are small on this dress, the opening at the back neck is just 4 inches with two hooks and eyes, and at the side a 9 inch placket opening with press studs on both the dress and underslip

 

Ideal to wear for: Bridal, Events

 

Vintage Condition: Flawed Vintage Condition:

 

This dress came from the son of the original bride which is why I am able to date it to the exact year of 1938. She was married at 18 and always enjoyed beautifully made clothes, he told me she had a maroon leather motorcycle outfit specially made not long after the wedding quiet a woman. The gown was worn just once on the brides wedding day and was then packed away in a box for interim years, when it was recently bought to my shop. There are some age marks on the lace, around the neck line under the arms, other places. It has not been washed just steam cleaned the metal cover buttons would need to be removed and then the dress could be gently hand washed and the buttons replaced however all the marks may not come off. In a way it’s part of the story of this dress and it still is a very beautiful, when I first opened the box and opened up the lace it took my breath away.

 

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:

 

Flawed Vintage Condition: Means the item is wearable but does have some repair, mark or damage. The flaws will be described.

 

 

  • care instructions

    none we recomend a hand wash at 30 degrees, after removing all the metal covered buttons to avoid the rust staining the lace. The marks may not come off completly.

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