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~~~ Superb French Antique Blue & Jumeau Red Bebe Costume with Couture Bonnet ~~~
Beautiful French antique fine blue and red cashmere Bebe dress with fine matching couture bonnet...... fit perfect for Jumeau , Steiner , Gaultier , Eden Bebe , Bru or other fine French or German doll about 24,5" / 25,5" ( 63 - 65 cm ) .......
It is a most hand sewn three piece doll costume from fine and soft French Cashmere wool in beautiful blue and fine Jumeau red silk velvet ,ornate with wonderful French lace and many accessory and silk ribbons .... a three piece outfit with a beautiful Jacket and a pretty skirt with matching bonnet.... The Jacket is absolute wonderful , the front part is from ivory silk with small hand made pleats ornate with French lace and two small parts of red silk velvet...so it looks at a vest....between the blue sides of the front.....The blue sides and also the back part has an edge in individual arc ornate at the edges with red silk cord and at the hem of the jacket you find a beautiful long ruffles of lace.....It has long sleeves with red silk velvet and lace at the wrist and please note the small stand up collar at neckline . The jacket and also the skirt are typical French longer train in back ........ and the jacket is closed on back part !!! Please note also the many hand made wool buttons and the lovely wool pom-pom´s at the jacket ...... Inside is it fully lined with fine strips cotton and you can find two printed labels from a Paris dressmaker !!!
The single skirt is also from the same beautiful blue cashmere with fine hand made pleats and a lovely lace ruffle at the hem. It is also longer train in back with typical French " Que de Paris" and a small hope cage skirt inside hold it in perfect form..... The skirt has at the waistline a cuff with drawstring and inside is it fully hand lined with fine black cotton.
And as finally belongs a pretty couture bonnet also to this dress....complete hand made from blue cashmere , fully with many ruffles and pleats outside and a wonderful hand made ruffles of French lace and small ribbons at the front.... Some beautiful red silk bows ornate the bonnet and also the jacket..... It is a fantastic three piece costume but please note some small little holes at the wonderful blue cashmere and lace ,but I think tis is not disturbing and comes from the high age of the fabric and French lace.......
Complete long from neck to skirt hem at front 14" ( 36 cm )
Jacket long at front from neck 9,5" ( 24 cm ) and back 13,5" ( 34 cm ) Shoulder to shoulder 6 " ( 16 cm ) Waist around ....17" ( 43 cm )
Skirt long at front ....... 9" ( 23 cm ) back side 11 " .... ( 28 cm )
Please let me know if you have a question and many thanks for your time to visit my shop.... Sincerely Annette :-)
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