Original 1910’s dress (Downton Abbey style)

This beautiful, delicate dress was entrusted to me by one of my friends. It belonged to a relative who wore it during the period, probably, 1910’s – notice the looser fit, the belt at the natural waist, shin length.

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Made from silk, tortoiseshell belt buckle, which has possibly been replaced. Embroidery of flowers, pin tuck pleats, peter pan collar and front detail.

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Embroidery on skirt
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Pin tucks on back
Collar, back
Collar, back
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Front panel
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Belt
Sleeve cuff
Sleeve cuff

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