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HALLOWEEN- 1930's gown, beautiful elegant but very damaged. Pattern or archive piece?

HALLOWEEN- 1930's gown, beautiful elegant but very damaged. Pattern or archive piece?

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  • Vintage item from the 1930s
  • Materials: beads, crepe
  • Favorited by: 15 people
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This dress is one of the most beautiful 1930s gowns I've had in, but despite looking into it, it is not financially viable for me to repair it. There is too much. I'll leave it to someone who is a professional and can bring it back to its former glory or use the pattern and make a copy. Or maybe use the sequins or fabric??
Otherwise it would be a perfect Halloween costume as a bride of Frankenstein or some other goth macabre character who looks like they've been wearing the dress In a grave since the 30's!!!!
It is a beautiful shape in a very heavy crepe, with pleating down the front panel. The hand sewn beaded leaves adorn the shoulder, across the waist and the bottom of the dress at the back.
The elegance and class of this dress is immense.....

As is the damage;
it is riddled with moth. Large holes ( which could be darned) the side zip needs replacing. The sequins have bald patches in a few places. The hem at the back is full of holes too and would need shortening.
Please let me know if you need any more information.


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Items i sell labelled "vintage" are classed as so, due to being over 20 years old. So they may not be 100% free of minor defects as they have, of course been worn. I include any noticeable flaws in item descriptions and photographs for buyer discretion.
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