Antique & Vintage Dress Gallery


#3515 - c. 1850's Fantastic Antique Pagoda Sleeve Print Gown! This gown is made of soft challis in a vibrant umbra shades of teal blue and green floral stripes interwoven with red and white stylized floral stripes. The pagoda style sleeves are trimmed on the edge with dark teal blue cotton fringe. The neck, armscye, waist and top of the sleeve flounce are all piped. It has a drop shoulder line. The bodice closes down the front with black buttons that are edged with gold. The bodice is boned in front and lined in dark tan cotton. The sleeve flounces are lined with dark green cotton. The full skirt is attached to the waist with cartridge pleating and has one hidden side pocket. The skirt is unlined except for a wide band of brown and white calico print cotton. This gown is in wonderful condition. There is no underarm discoloration and only a few very minor ware spots to the material. There is no age spotting and just a couple of less than 12 inch areas of color loss at the edge of the hem. The gown is all hand sewn. What a wonderful treasure to add to your collection and a fine example of the types of print that were used during this time period. Bust 34 ins. Waist 26 ins. Length of skirt 45 inches. Width at edge of skirt 104 inches.
SOLD - but on display in Museum Category for Research/Study