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All Original 1840's Ayrshire embroidery Dress for french bebe Jumeau Steiner doll
Marvelous Original 19th century antique Ayrshire embroidered dress from 1840’s period. It Fit for 23” and highest (58 and + cm) german or french antique bisque doll. Ideal for bebe Jumeau, Steiner,Eden…. Please verify the measurements on your doll.
The dress measures 21,5” (55 cm) all around the neckline, 19” (48 cm) from shoulder to hemline and 21,5” around the waistline. These measurements -neckline and waistline- are when fully stretched and they adjusts with a fine silk ribbon cord. The sleeves measures 6,5” (16,5 cm) around.
The material is extremely fine batiste in white shade, ethereal texture… The dress features natural waistline with fully gathered skirt. The bodice have a center panel with trapezoid shape full of sublime hand work and surrounded by batiste ruffles. The fabulous Ayrshire hand embroidered work of the bodice and the sleeves is really remarkable by its quality and beauty. Please see the the minuscule details of tiny flowers and leaves! This dress is completely sewn by hand. The neckline, the hemline of the skirt and the sleeves as well as the skirt and the bodice have a meticulous handwork of tiny scallop embroidery.
Very good condition except for six small areas (mended with minuscule stitch) and several small and pin size holes and a repair of the 4 inch cut line on the lower back due to age. Marvelous charm… Superb hand embroidery. Rare find!
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