The bodice is made on princess lines with boning in all seams. The flounced sleeves are lined from the shoulders to elbow in soft muslin. the flounces are self lined in the blue brocade. the under sleeves are made from antique ecru lace , and embellished in the same golden Rococo trim that is on the neckline. Bows are removable, and the dress can be worn with or without the bows. The bodice hem line has piping for a richer look. Bodice is built like a corset, and has fusible flat lining and inner lining made of soft muslin.The muslin lining is cool and comfortable. The bodice opens and closes in the front with industrial strength hooks and bars. A privacy panel is also built into the front opening.
The skirt is pleated onto a true waistband.The waistband can be made to your exact waist size, or it can be made a little larger with a length of elastic for slight weight ups and downs. The skirt opens and closes at the back with industrial strength hooks and bars. A privacy panel is also at the back opening. The skirt is hemmed according to your height, over panniers and a round hoop cage. The skirt can be worn with both, the panniers, or the round circular hoop cage. Skirt has a small train at the back.
NOTE...if you prefer the bodice to open in the back with grommets, privavcy panel, and a matching golden drawstring ribbon, please email me first before ordering. I will create another listing for you that details the opening in the back . If you need to see more pictures, please email me, and I will attach more pictures.
Dress will be CUSTOMIZED to fit your measurements over dress forms set at your measurements. I will email the needed measurements immediately after you order, or before you order if you prefer.
2.Underbust around upper ribcage
4. height how tall………
5. shoulder to elbow……..
6. elbow to wrist…………
7. shoulder to shoulder width from edge of shoulder to edge of shoulder
8. back of neck base to waist……. base of neck is where the prominent bone is at the neck base)
9.front base of neck to waist from hollow/sternum to waist
10.waist to floor…………..
11.around the upper arms biceps … so sleeves will not be tight)
Please allow 12 to 15 business days after payment, and measurements are received. If you need a rush order, please email me, and I will let you know the soonest possible date that I can ship this dress.
SHIPPING: Dress ships priority mail , 2 to 3 day delivery. If you need express mail overnight, please email seller before placing the order. Have a wonderful season.
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- Handmade item
- Materials: brocade, golden trimmings, laces, industrial hooks and bars, piping, muslin linings, fusible flat lining, industrial grommets, drawstring
- Made to order
- Feedback: 30 reviews
- Ships worldwide from Georgia, United States