This marvelous french bebe costume fit a 18" ( 46 cm) antique bisque doll.Especially nice to fit a bebe Jumeau size 7 and size 8 also.(Please verify with your doll measurements). It's modeled by a Bebe Jumeau size 7. Made from antique fine quality materials,most of seams made by hand with minuscule stitch and rare meticulous work.
The DRESS measures 4,5" (11 cm) shoulder seam to shoulder seam, 11" (28 cm) shoulder to hemline, 12" (30 cm) around chest and 14" (35 cm) around hip. The sleeves measures 3,5" from armpit to wrist (hem of cuff) and 5,5" from shoulder to wrist. Made of aquamarine sateen silk and beige english netting.Completely lined in beige cotton.The bodice and sleeves have a remarkable hand work, a lot of different silk pieces beautifully covered by silk embroidered net lace, valenciennes lace trim, and cotton embroidery trim. Beige silk piping at the collar.The low skirt covered by turquoise aqua tulle and molded by 2 underskirt layers: beige cotton edged by valenciennes lace trim and translucent scalloped embroidery organdy.The cuffs adjusted by beige silk ribbons.The back adorned with silk grossgrain ribbon, closes with 7 old pairs of black metal hooks and eyes.The dress is ornate with 2 blue turquoise aqua silk ribbon bows.
The HAT measures 10" (28 cm) around brim (face of doll) and 5,5" from neck to the top(tulle ruffle included). Made of same materials as the dress.Fully lined in beige cotton.Three different rows of wire.The back has meticulous hand work - similar to the bodice of dress- it's adorned with gathered light brown wild silk. Brim adorned with gathered tulle ruffle with a lot of silk ribbons inside. Decorated with grey velvet ribbon bow on the neck, silk ribbon bow and ethereal feathers. It ties with velvet ribbon loops.
EXCELLENT CONDITION. Marvelous combination of delicate quality antique materials and precious beige,ochre,golden ash,blue,light turquoise and aquamarine shades...A Rare and exquisite charm to give a marvelous halo to your antique doll...
This listing is for the dress and hat only, the doll is not included.
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