Antique 1910s Late Edwardian Titanic Era Embroidered Black Net Lace and Silk Dress with Gold Lamé Inset

$385.00

Gorgeous antique late Edwardian Titanic era embroidered black net and silk dress with gold lamé! The net lace is covered in brown embroidered dots adding a subtle pop of color. Styled with a ruffled silk taffeta trimmed neckline followed by bands interwoven metallic gold and black trim. A bodice inset of gold lamé is covered in sheer black silk chiffon with horizontal bands at the top. Tiered silk taffeta trims the sleeve hems and there are 3 snap closures at hems to make the wrist more fitted. The back nape is accented with a sheer chiffon collar also lined in gold lamé.

The skirt is fantastic featuring two tiers: an outer side swept net lace tier that snaps into place along the left waistline (2 snap placement options at back left) and features diagonal curved and horizontal tiers of ruffled silk taffeta trim; and a floor length under skirt which is made of black silk taffeta featuring a double layered hem of sheer silk followed by the embroidered net lace.

The dress closes with hooks and eyes down the center of the inner taffeta bodice which is boned at the sides and back center seams. The lamé and silk chiffon inset snaps closed to the left side bodice trim and there are three snaps closures along the left side waistline. A thin layer of sheer black silk lies between the silk taffeta and embroidered net lace. Inner selvage at right underarm is imprinted with Belding's. The Belding Brothers began manufacturing silk thread in 1866 and established themselves in Belding, Michigan in 1890 after expansion due to high demand. Four mills were built, the last of which closed in 1932.

A remarkable dress in pristine condition!

Label: Belding's imprint on silk selvage
Content: Silk taffeta, silk chiffon, sheer silk, embroidered net, gold lamé

Best Fit: Small - S/M
Bust: 34"
Waist: 28"
Hip: 41"
Length: 52 1/2"
Shoulder Width: 15 1/2"
Sleeve Length: 20 1/2"

Condition: Pristine / Near Mint Condition!
I've thoroughly examined this dress and she's in extraordinary near mint condition! I found some minor areas of inner seam stress (last collage). The sheer silk between the net and taffeta on bodice has a couple teensy holes that I could not capture. There is 1 extra snap on back ~ perhaps a previous waistband would have snapped onto this as you can see stitches where the back skirt was gathered to the waist (top two images of 9th collage).

Enjoy!

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