(See below for full details). THE DRESS HAS A FITTED BODICE WITH CROCHET LACE TO THE UPPER BUST AREA & AROUND THE. ROWS OF DAINTY PINTUCKING & SIGNATURE BARLEYTWIST MEDALLION PATTERN CROCHETED LACE TO THE UPPER-CENTRE OF THE BODICE. ORIGINAL SASH BELT TO FASTEN INTO A BOW AT THE BACK.
THE SLEEVES ARE LONG, GATHERED AT THE SHOULDER TOP & TRIMMED WITH MORE LACE & PINTUCKING. THE SLEEVE CUFFS ARE VICTORIAN STYLE ELONGATED & FASTENING BY 3 DAINTY FAUX MOTHER PEARL BUTTONS. THE SKIRTS ARE FULLY GATHERED TO THE NATURAL WAISTLINE TO FLARE IN A VERY FULL A LINE, WITH A DEEP FLOUNCE AT THE HEMLINE. ZIP FASTENING TO BACK (a Metal zip of course).
CONDITION IS FLAWLESS TIMEWARP VINTAGE. THE DRESS HAS ITS ORIGINAL HEMLINE & BUTTONS. THE FABRIC IS IN PRISTINE SHOP NEW CONDITION (Not worn thin, limp etc) & COLOUR IS AS FRESH, BRIGHT & BEAUTIFUL AS WHEN IT LEFT LAURAS CARNO WORKSHOP. FRESHLY CLEANED & READY TO LOVE WEARING. Labelled UK 16 (USA 14 EUR 42) BUT BEING EARLY 1970s VINTAGE IT MEASURES MUCH SMALLER PLEASE NOTE THIS DRESS WILL FIT A MODERN UK SIZE 12.
ON THE BASIS OF MODERN STANDARD BUST & WAIST MEASUREMENTS. MEASUREMENTS AGAINST THOSE GIVEN TO ENSURE THAT THIS WILL FIT YOU PERFECTLY. BUST measures to fit 36. Will fasten but a real squeeze.
WAIST measures to fit 30-31. TOTAL LENGTH FROM TOP SHOULDER SEAM TO HEM IS 55. SLEEVE LENGTH (MEASURED FROM SHOULDER TOP TO CUFF EDGE) 25.BODICE (TOP SHOULDER TO WAIST) IS. WRIST APERTURE WILL FIT TO 7. CAN BE WORN AS IS BUT IF YOU WANTED TO WEAR IT WITH A FULL OR HOOPED PETTICOAT, YOU COULD DO THERE ARE YARDS & YARDS OF FABRIC IN THOSE SKIRTS! YOUR VINTAGE TREASURE WILL BE SENT PURPOSE BOXED (WITHIN THE UK) TO PREVENT UNNECESSARY CRUMPLING IN TRANSIT.
THAT IN ORDER TO PRESERVE THIS DRESS IN ITS PRESENT BEAUTIFUL CONDITION. I STRONGLY RECOMMEND FUTURE OWNER TO HAVE IT DRY CLEANED WHENEVER NEEDED. MACHINE WASHING WILL WRECK IT. Thank you for your interest Any queries please dont hesitate to get in touch: Happy to help.
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All garments are checked thoroughly. & measured accurately before listing. I leave your feedback once I have yours and know you are happy. The item "WELSH VINTAGE LAURA ASHLEY BLUE FLORAL VICTORIAN STYLE PRAIRIE MAXI DRESS, 12(16)" is in sale since Tuesday, April 9, 2019.This item is in the category "Clothes, Shoes & Accessories\Vintage Clothing & Accessories\Women's Vintage Clothing\Dresses". The seller is "englishduchessvintage" and is located in Somerset. This item can be shipped worldwide.