1930's Black Crinkle Silk Chiffon & Chantilly Lace Tea Dress - 30's Cocktail Dress - Antique Mourning Dress - Museum Collection

1930's Black Crinkle Silk Chiffon & Chantilly Lace Tea Dress - 30's Cocktail Dress - Antique Mourning Dress - Museum Collection


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This spectacular dress came to us from the Bear River Costume Museum in Nova Scotia, Canada. This piece is an incredible piece circa 1930's and is in Excellent Vintage Condition.

Details of this beautiful piece include:

♦︎ Black Crinkle Silk Chiffon Over Lay
♦︎ French Silk Chantilly Lace Draped Bodice and 3/4 Gathered Sleeves
♦︎ Bodice & Sleeves Completely Lined in a Nude Toned Fine Silk
♦︎ Embroidered Appliqué at Bust
♦︎ Full Skirt with Gathered Hem Trimmed In Black Lace
♦︎ Skirt Has Been Pieced Together in True 30's Fashion
♦︎ Self Belt Attached at Waist with Hooks and Eyes
♦︎ Dress Slides on Over Head
♦︎ Three Layered Skirts with Middle Layer being Tiered for Fullness
♦︎ Tea Length
♦︎ Dress is in Amazing Condition with NO rips, tears or holes whatsoever.

This piece had been part of a museum collection for many decades and comes to you in it's original condition.

All measurements are taken with garment laying flat and doubled where necessary. Please allow ease and know your own measurements to assure a proper fit.


BUST: 38"

WAIST: 30"

HIP: free

SKIRT LENGTH: 37" (natural waist to hem)


Please note that this is an Antique dress and shows previous wear. Please feel free to convo us with any questions.

Dress will be shipped via Canada Post. Fedex available upon request.

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**Please Note** ALL SALES ARE FINAL.

Most vintage items come with some form of wear as they have generally been worn before. Please keep this in mind when purchasing. We will do our best to describe the item as accurately as possible. We rate our items as FAIR / GOOD / VERY GOOD / EXCELLENT depending on the vintage condition of each item. Please note these ratings in each listing.

All clothing measurements are based upon flat measurements and are doubled where required (i.e.) chest, waist & hip. PLEASE KNOW YOUR CURRENT MEASUREMENTS & ALLOW EASE FOR A COMFORTABLE FIT.

TAKE CARE WHEN CLEANING YOUR VINTAGE GARMENT. We do not recommend dry-cleaning vintage silk or other delicate fibres. We will not be responsible for any damage that has occurred in the dry-cleaning process. We clean all vintage items to the best of our ability to maintain the quality of the piece prior to listing. If you are unsure of cleaning methods please contact us prior to heading off to the dry-cleaner!!

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