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French Hemp Dress for girl or small Lady, Vintage simple primitive dress

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Vintage French girls or small ladies Hemp dress. Typical simple style of traditional real peasant clothing. Very likely handmade.

This one has been embellished with lace and a bow which would of been a luxury for some lucky girl. This may in fact of been added at a later date.
Usually dresses like this would be worn with layers of other clothing and often used as nightdresses.

At one time the French grew hemp in their gardens to sell for making clothing and bed sheets as well as rope.

Nowadays organic hemp clothing is fashionable again. Being such a simple garment, it is perfect for adding your own embellishments.

Thick, stiff, rough heavy weight material. Very clean, no rips, holes, tears, discoloration or staining.

Length from nape: 38.5 inches or 98cms
Across the shoulders 19.75 inches or 50cms
Width at hem: 63 inches or 160 cms
Sleeve end opening: 12 inches round or 30cms
23 inches around the neckline opening or 58.5cms
Bust: 44 inches round, or 112cms

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French Hemp Dress for girl or small Lady, Vintage simple primitive dress

Overview

  • Vintage item from the 1930s
  • Material: hemp
  • Feedback: 1110 reviews
  • Ships worldwide from France
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