Willow Hilson Vintage

"Tulle & Beadwork" Vintage 1920's Pale Grey & Beadwork Tulle Dress UK 8 US 4


Full of opulent original details, rendered in the most luxurious fashion, this rare and early 1920's piece is a beauty to behold 

Her rounded neckline is framed by a border of silver glass bugle beads that create the design of a pointed collar, accented by floral like motifs and circular designs. This collar detail joins the back of the dress in a rectangle finish across the shoulder blades. Her short length sleeves, which are in turn decorated with trailing floral beadwork and straight beaded linear designs,  frame the fitted bodice, which is accented by scattered clusters of beads and central floral motifs, contoured by rounded linear beadwork.  Her cinched in waistline is accented by decorative beadwork in the design of a belt, with a central rounded design. Her open skirt-line, which radiates from either side of the centre point of the waistline, joins the back of the dress is a draped finish, which hangs elegantly from the scalloped front hemlines to joins a straight cut back hem, finishing this piece with a draped and layered visual.   

Label: None

Measurements of the Dress

Armpit to Armpit: up to 34 inches
Shoulder to Side Hem: 36 inches
Nape to Centre Hem: 40 inches
Waist: up to 26 inches
Hips: up to 52 inches

Shoulder to End of Sleeve: 10 inches 

Size: UK 8 Us 4

Closures: 10 press studs along the centre back

Condition: This dress is in near perfect vintage condition. Some light and very small  age marks to the tulle base. These are minor and not apparent when the dress is being worn as they are well concealed behind beadwork and the drape.
Washing instructions: This garment should be professionally cleaned

Fabric: Fine Cotton tulle, Glass Beadwork 

Vintage garments have been previously worn and lovingly cared for, they may however have a blemish or two. Here at Willow Hilson, we try our very best to note all the details of each garment, although we may sometimes overlook things, which we do apologise for. Please do not expect perfection, unless stated so.

Perfectly Paired With

Recently viewed