Watteau Train Lace Vintage
Size 4. Off-white lace vintage wedding gown. Circa. 1960. This ruffled collar gown is one piece consisting of a structured under dress and a lace overdress. This gown has a unique back detail with pleated lace from the back collar to create a watteau train. The pleating gives the illusion of the train starting from the top of the back of the gown.
Size 4. No size label. Gown measurements of the under dress are: Bust 34". Waist 30". Hip 40". Sleeves are 17" from underarm to wrist. The length of the gown from underarm to hem at side seam is 48".
The off-white, lace overdress is loose and does not hug the body except for the front bodice. The overdress has long sleeves with ruffled edge with snap closures. The back is longer ending in a sweep train. The back is open over the zipper closing with a sewn eye which has a missing hook. Gown has stiffening at hem to hold skirt out. Ruffled collar might be able to be removed to update the gown if you wish to. Photo shows the collar tucked under but not sewn. The collar has two hooks and sewn eyes at the back. There is sequined detail at the front under the bust. Metal zipper at back of under dress. The under dress is sleeveless and could be faille fabric. There is almost no seam allowances to let out. Photos were taken with a crinoline slip not included in the purchase.
Gown is clean, unstained, has one missing hook, no other defects found and is in excellent condition.