Edwardian Dress with Needlepoint Trim and Tiered Bell Skirt

A hint of peach done in the softest gauzy fabric with beautiful handwork needlepoint panels, pintucking and amazing two-tiered bell shaped skirt, all in one amazing Edwardian lawn dress.

The bodice is fashioned with two layers; there's an interior camisole-like mesh layer that closes with tiny hooks, all so very delicate and beautiful. And amazingly, this inner layer is styled with short crochet sleeves! (See second image.)  The over-blouse features so many lovely details including the needlepoint panels, pintucking and ruffled mesh edge, so romantic and lovely. The sleeves are slightly A-line to mimic the shape of the bell skirt.

FINAL SALE * CANNOT BE RETURNED OR EXCHANGED * FINAL SALE

Condition: Structurally this dress is excellent.
*A 1 1/2" slit-like tear in the sleeve seam, one under each arm.
*Spotting throughout skirt that presents as brown or rust colored spots.
*Slight discoloration on the back of the skirt from wear.
*Spotting and discoloration around the bottom fabric piece on the lower tier of the skirt.
*The dress needs overall spot and general cleaning. This will be the most challenging part of the restoration. I have not attempted to clean and will leave that to the new owner. 
*Final Sale - please ask questions...and note the cleaning issues.

The skirt part of the dress wraps and hooks at the side of the waist with tiny hooks and thread loops. The top hook is missing its loop so in order to hold it onto the mannequin for photography I closed it with a tiny clip. The loop will need to be added before the dress can be worn.

Measurements:
This dress is very tiny and will likely need reworking to fit.
Bust Approximately 33" (Dolman sleeves so difficult to get an exact measurement here).
Waist 23" 
Hips 34" (Measurement taken of the inner/longer skirt)
Sleeve Length 16" (approximate due to the sleeve being dolman)
Dress Length 49" front, 50" back (Measurement taken from top of shoulder to bottom of longer tier)



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