Exquisite french bebe couturier costume! It fit for 23” (58 cm) doll. Especially nice for bebe Jumeau,Steiner,Bru, Eden …. Modeled by bebe Jumeau size 10. Please check the measurements on your doll. All the materials are antique and old with beautiful quality and textures and delicate combination of creamy, beige and rose colors.
The Dress features Basque waistline, rose silk quilted bodice lined in rose flanelle. The neckline, armholes and waistline have silk pipping. The skirt made of rose satin is covered with antique net bobbin lace, beautifully embroidered with flowers motif in white creamy pure silk threads. The underskirt is rose satin silk and the petticoat is antique white batiste with 8 horizontal tiny pleats on the bottom and early valenciennes lace trim on the hemline.The back closes with 7 old metal hooks. The Dress measures 7" (18 cm) across shoulders, 16” (40 cm) shoulder to hemline,14,5” (37 cm) around waist and 16” (40 cm) around chest.
The Jacket made of rose quilted silk, fully lined in rose flanelle. The “french queue” at the back consists of 4 layers: rose satin, english netting with scallop embroidery hemline, english netting ornate with a lot of valenciennes lace rows and the last layer is the same antique white batiste as the petticoat of the dress. The sleeves have double cuffs. Completely edged with silk piping. Ornate with ivory pure silk ribbon bow on the back, creamy beige ethereal feathers trim on the collar, braided silk cord and pure silk bows on both sides of the front. The jacket open and closes down the front with 8 pairs of metal hooks. Ornate with 5 antique nacre buttons and pure silk ribbon bows. The Jacket measures 8” (20 cm) across the shoulders, 10” (25 cm) shoulder to hemline (at the front), 15” (38 cm) neck to hemline (at the back) and 17” (43 cm) around waist. The sleeves measures 5,5” (14 cm) from under arm to wrist (hemline of cuff) and 7” (18 cm) from shoulder seam to wrist.
The Hat measures aprox. 8” (20 cm) x 9” (23 cm) in total diameter. Made of rose satin, lined in gathered rose taffeta. The brim has one row of wire, it”s edged with silk pipping and ornate with ethereal feathers.The crown covered with antique irish lace piece, hand made with fine linen threads and adorned with silk ribbon and rose velvet ribbon bow. Adorned with english netting trimmed with rows of valenciennes lace, cotton embroidered lace, beige silk ribbon bows and nacred antique buttons.
Excellent condition! Inside the bodice of the dress and jacket there is a "secret pocket"… Meticulous attention to detail...Absolutely precious costume...
This listing is for the dress, jacket and hat only. the doll is not included. Please do not hesitate to contact me for any question. Thanks for visiting my shop!
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