Exquisite pure silk Dress and Hat for Antique french Bebe Jumeau Steiner doll
The DRESS measures 6,5" (17cm) shoulder seam to shoulder seam, 14," (35 cm) shoulder to hemline, 15" (38 cm) around chest and 14,5" (37 cm) around waist.The sleeves measures 4,5" from armpit to wrist (hem of cuff) and 7" from shoulder seam to wrist. Completely lined in antique pure cotton and muslin. The low skirt lined in embroidered muslin, it has 4 different underskirts: embroidered muslin,antique lace and cotton from 1890's and old scalloped organdy.The yoke and sleeves adorned with antique tiny pleated organdy, sleeves ornate with gathered ivory pure silk trims. The dress is decorated with gathered lined pure silk sash and precious antique trim: ivory sequins -like bakelite material -in circle design with tiny beads center (marcasite style) beautifully sewn by hand. The backside of skirt is longer than the front, a lovely french "queue" also called polonaise, it's covered by pleated organdy and lined pure silk bow, inside is molded by 3 rows of antique lace and 2 rows of embroidery muslin.
The HAT measures 13" around brim (face).The material of base is solid, inside covered by light blue velveted felt. Ornate with a lot of millinery flowers, delicate pansies and forget me nots with silk and velvet petals in blue aqua and ivory shades, pearly stamens and moos green velvet leaves...
EXCELLENT CONDITION. Only some faint yellowing on the cotton lining and some very tiny holes on the muslin and lace due to the age of material. Most of seams made by hand with minuscule stitch. Fabulous combination of quality antique materials,ethereal texture,pastel blue, aqua, ivory colors. Unique costume to give a superb charm to your antique doll ...
This listing is for the dress and hat only,the doll is not included.
Please do not hesitate to contact me for any question. Thanks for your interest!
Item ID: mg-00196
Member since Jun 2011
Vaudreuil, QC, Canada
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