SOLD...thank you very much H. !!
Most beautiful antique French silk costume with matching bonnet .... fit perfect for French or German Doll about around 20" ( 51 cm ) for Jumeau , Steiner , Bru , Eden Bebe , Gaultier or other pretty Doll....
One of a kind most hand sewn couture costume of ribbed cream silk with cream and pink checkered silk parts at front , the small long inset sleeves and finally at the five lose longer parts which fall over the skirt.
The cream silk front superimposed on the upper part and goes apart down-ward , has embroidery lace decoration at both sides and around the edged of the longer lose parts around the skirt.
The dress has on pretty collar which ornate the neckline and small long sleeves with "puff" decoration at both shoulder and pretty lace ruffles at wrist . On hand made silk cord at waistline and the cream ribbed silk skirt has small silk ribbon trim decoration around the hem.Finally has it some pretty hand made silk tassel buttons at the sleeves and lose parts .
It is on typical French costume with small " Que de Paris" ..... longer train in back witch would hold inside with a small hope skirt cage. The dress is complete fine lined inside with muslin and hand embroidery muslin slip ! To close at right side of front with hooks and eyes.
To the dress belongs a matching couture bonnet.... fully ornate with ruffled and pleats and fine decorate with small silk ribbon trim and three row of ruffled lace at front.
Finally has it n pretty silk flowers bouquet and silk cord decoration matching to the dress. A small rack of wire inside hold the bonnet always in perfect form and it is inside lined with muslin.
Long at front from neck to hem ..... circa 13" ( 33 cm )
Shoulder to shoulder ...........circa 6" ( 15 cm )
Waist around .......... circa 14,5" ( 37 cm )
Stunning one of a kind costume in generally excellent fabric condition at 19th. century and never to find the same again............
Many thanks for your interest on my Doll-Shop and please let me know if you have any question.