Modest Long Sleeve Vintage - Size 16
Modest Long Sleeve
Size 16. Off-white, high-neck, peek-a-boo sleeved wedding dress with braided pearls and scalloped edge. Cap type headpiece and veil with pearls and crystals is included in the purchase of this gown.
Size 16. Gown measurements: Bust: 46". Waist: 36", Length: 55" measured from shoulder seam at collar seam, over breast to hem. Train is 40" long from where it hits the floor or 87" out from the waist. The included veil is a circular two tier approximately 46" in diameter. The blusher is 27" with the second tier measuring 37".
Off-white gown with high neck and peek-a-boo sleeves. The long sleeves feature inner appliques that can be seen through openings of the outer appliques. There are pearls on the bodice and waist with a row of braided pearls on the back edge. It has deep scalloped finished edge with appliques in every other scallop. Gown is lined. Slip has slight yellowing. No crinolines. Photos taken without additional pouf. Purchased in 1983. Worn once, cleaned, boxed and preserved. The gown has a Union Label and was made in the U.S.A.
There are some minor marks on the slip that did not come out when cleaned. They are not seen while wearing the gown and are very faint. All pearls appear to be intact. Gown was never bustled. This gown has been altered and shortened. Measure yourself carefully to determine the fit. The alterations appear to be reversible, except for the length.