Friday, April 27, 2012
Edwardian Summer Jumper Dress
From the seller:
Gibson Girl very fitted ~ Antique French Ticking stripe a la Provencal or Breton style ~ authentic late 19th to early 20th c day dress. Fabulous cutaway armholes scooped neck fitted high waist and long skirt with mermaid or S curve effect ~ fitted to the knee where the flounce is invert pleated and flares from there to above the ankles. Many buttons closure at back with hooks at waist and decorative buttons on bodice as well. In White woven linen with French blue shadow stripe and pinstripe. Gorgeous style ! Bodice has a scarf or jabot type decoration in antique velvet with braided cord bobbles ~ this is in very good condition, needs a clean as shown above with organic stains that will soak out ~ the bobbles show some wear. Measurements are in item specifics above, a fabulous country miss garden summer dress. From a friend who bought online and wore to a tea ~ as is and wonderful European styling. bust 32 waist 22 hips 40: length 53 sweep at hem 112"
I know I've said I love the jumpers before but I've got to say it again. They just look fun! This looks like a good beach dress. :-)