1900s Cotton Insertion Lace Trousseau Gown [xs/sm/med]
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Unreal Edwardian white cotton dressing gown covered in floral hand embroidery and incredibly detailed insertion lace accents. The lace, arranged in soft at nouveau curves and medallions, creates an amazing transparency in the garment. The cotton is ever so slightly sheer, making it a wonderful layering piece, or simply worn with a slip underneath. The sleeves are incredible, with multiple layers of gathering and layering, creating awesome volume. Silk ribbons are woven into the bodice and ties into the sleeves giving a lovely texture and ability to cinch the bust to fit. The ribbons can easily be removed or exchanged for other colors if desired. A sweet monogram sits centered on the bodice and is hard to make out, but seems to perhaps be a French name.
Excellent condition. Remarkably near pristine and likely never worn. The silk ribbons have been replaced, as the original ones were beginning to deteriorate.
Bust 40 in (intended for an oversized fit)
Waist 36-38 in (intended for an oversized fit)
Shoulder 17 in (slightly off the shoulder fit)
Armscye 8 in
Length 55.5 in
For reference, Aya measures 31/25/35 and is 5'8".
Note: This piece was cleaned after its use in the the Mnemosyne photoshoot, and will arrive freshly laundered and steamed.