Dress of Metallic Floral Brocade and Black Net
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Title: Dress of Metallic Floral Brocade and Black Net
Description: Dress of light green silk georgette with black net overlay trimmed with panels and overskirt of flowered brocade with metallic threads.; Dress of mint green silk chiffon with black net overlay trimmed with panels and overskirt of flowered brocade with metallic threads. Bodice of green silk covered with shirred black net, square neckline, cap sleeves have layer of gold tone lace in between 2 layers of black net over green silk chiffon. Net undersleeves = above elbow length underarm where slit and net folded back, extending beyond elbow overarm. Back closure: hooks & eyes - ivory lining, snaps on chiffon and net. Waistband of brocade extends upwards to an asymmetrical point point at right front and right back. Shirred vertical net panel over right shoulder, and left entire bodice and shoulder. Shirred vertical net panel attached at each side in back, then falling and knitted together to form a V ending gold tone with balled fringe trim. Lining = ivory silk crepe. Net and green chiffon end in fine overlock type machine edge (not rolled). Other hems = turned and hand sewn. Brocade overskirt open at front to reveal net/chiffon panel, but forms entire back, draped slightly into asymmetrical poofs near knee length in back. Perspiration guards under arms. 2 1.25'' diameter metal weights sewn into hemline. Straight seams by machine, all else by hand.
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