MADE OF TOP QUALITY MEDIUM WEIGHT WHITE COTTON. THE DRESS HAS A FITTED BODICE WITH COTTON LACE & PINTUCKING TRIMMED UPPER BODICE PANEL EDGED WITH HAND MADE CROCHET LACE. AS IS THE VICTORIAN STYLE NECKLINE.SLEEVES ARE LONG, VICTORIAN STYLED, WITH ELONGATED CUFFS FASTENING BY. THE OUTER SIDE OF THE SLEEVES HAS PINTUCKING & LACE ADORNMENT. THE SKIRTS ARE EXTREMELY FULL, FLARING A LINE STYLE WITH A DEEP FLOUNCE AT THE HEM. DISCREET ZIP FASTENING TO BACK (it is a Metal zip of course). CONDITION IS SUPERIOR PRE-LOVED TIMEWARP VINTAGE.
THE DRESS HAS ITS ORIGINAL UNALTERED HEMLINE & ORIGINAL LAURA ASHLEY DYERS & PRINTERS WELSH LABEL. FABRIC IS IN LOVELY CONDITION (Not worn thin & limp).
LOOKS & FEELS FRESH & BEAUTIFUL. PLEASE NOTE THERE ARE JUST 2 MINUTE MARKS ON THIS DRESS.
I HAVE PHOTOGRAPHED THE ONE AT THE HEM WITH A TAPE MEASURE SO YOU CAN SEE THE SCALE. THIS COULD VERY EASILY BE RE-SEAMED TO GET RID OF IT.THE MARK ON THE CUFF IS CONTEXTUALISED BY THE BUTTONS. Labelled UK 12 BUT BEING EARLY 1970s VINTAGE IT MEASURES MUCH SMALLER PLEASE NOTE THIS DRESS WILL FIT A MODERN UK SIZE 8 ON THE BASIS OF MODERN STANDARD BUST & WAIST MEASUREMENTS. MEASUREMENTS AGAINST ALL THOSE GIVEN TO ENSURE THAT IT WILL FIT PERFECTLY & NOTE THAT THERE IS NO STRETCH IN THE FABRIC. 16 (so double) (40.6cms).
BODICE LENGTH SHOULDER TO WAIST 15 (38cms). SHOULDER SEAM TO SHOULDER SEAM 13(33cms). SLEEVE LENGTH (MEASURED TO OUTER EDGE) IS 24.5 (62cms).TOTAL DRESS LENGTH FROM TOP SHOULDER TO HEM IS 55(139.7cms). WRIST APERTURE WILL FIT TO MAX OF 5.5 (13.9cms) MAX. NECK APERTURE: 14MAX (35.5cms). WILL LOOK STUNNING WORN AS IS BUT IF YOU WANTED TO WEAR IT CRINOLINE STYLE WITH A FULL PETTICOAT, YOU COULD DO THERE ARE YARDS AND YARDS OF FABRIC IN THOSE SKIRTS!
YOUR VINTAGE DRESS WILL NATURALLY BE SENT PURPOSE BOXED TO PREVENT UNNECESSARY CRUMPLING IN TRANSIT. Thank you for your interest Any queries please dont hesitate to get in touch: Here to help. MY HOME IS 100% SMOKE FREE, VIRUS FREE & PETLESS. I HOPE YOU WILL TAKE A LOOK AT MY OTHER VINTAGE LAURA ASHLEY LISTINGS. All clothing items are sent to you in 100% clean, lovely-to-receive condition!
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Sounds long-winded but is really just commonsense, honesty & mutual courtesy. The item "RARE VINTAGE LAURA ASHLEY VICTORIAN STYLE PRAIRIE WEDDING DRESS, UK 8 (VTG 12)" is in sale since Monday, February 1, 2021.This item is in the category "Clothes, Shoes & Accessories\Specialty\Vintage Clothing & Accessories\Women's Vintage Clothing\Dresses". The seller is "englishduchessvintage" and is located in Somerset. This item can be shipped worldwide.