"Bologna" Vintage 1920's Purple Silk Beaded Flapper Dress UK 10
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"Bologna" Vintage 1920's Purple Silk Beaded Flapper Dress
Full of opulent original details, rendered in the most luxurious fashion, this rare 1920's piece is a beauty to behold and never again find.
Her delicate rounded neckline is framed by wide shoulder straps and a timeless tabard straight cut, that fastens to the side with small metal press studs.
Her ornate beadwork, trails down the dress in a pattern of wild vines and grapes, framed by beaded columns, that meet to the side of the hip, setting off the floating side sash.
Perfect for sashaying the night away, enjoy wearing this dress paired with simple rhinestone accessories.
This dress is sheer, and will need to be worn with a dress slip.
Provenance: Bologna, Italy
Measurements of the Dress
Armpit to Armpit: up to 36 inches
Shoulder to Hem: 42 inches
Waist: up to 34 inches
Hips: up to 42 inches
Size: Medium UK 10
Closures: This dress fastens in a tabard style to the side with 7 metal press studs
Condition: This dress is in near perfect vintage condition, with a small mend to the silk chiffon side sash near the hemline, and one to the back left hand shoulder. There are 2 small holes to the hemline at the back of the dress. There is also a small ink mark to the back hem. These minor issues to not detract from the beauty or overall quality of the dress and are to be expected of a piece this age.
Washing instructions: This garment should be professionally cleaned
Fabric: Silk Chiffon, Glass Beads
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.
Please make sure you check all the measurements of the garment before purchasing. Vintage garment sizes are not the same as those of today. To ensure the best fit, we suggest you measure you favourite similar style garment and compare it to the measurements we have listed. All our measurements are taken whilst the garment is lying flat, we then double these measurements to reflect the actual size.