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Vintage 1920s Copper & Navy Long Sleeve Devoré Dress, Distressed

Vintage 1920s Copper & Navy Long Sleeve Devoré Dress, Distressed

This stylish jazz age dress is made in copper coloured floral pattern devoré (burnt velvet) fabric with a navy ground. The long-sleeved drop-waist silhouette is fashioned with a loose bodice and skirt for a sophisticated and elegant look. It has a round neck, an under-slip (attached) and is fastened with a series of hooks and eyes at the front. This comfortable design offers a graceful and flattering silhouette, exuding an unmistakable 1920s vibe.

COLOR: Rust/copper, navy 



As-Is distressed condition.
Multiple tears detailed in pictures (around sleeve holes and shoulders).
Chiffon strip at front opening: Some small holes and stains. Has come away from its seam at the shoulder area.
Small holes at the centre front in a 2 inch area.
Discolouration around inside neckline and sleeve hems.
Stains on skirt hem.
Distress around snap fasteners and some are missing.
The slip: discolouration to the armholes. Shoulder damage. Slight shedding on back neck area.
Not in wearable condition though large areas of the burnt velvet are intact and useable. This is a project piece, study piece or collector's item. 

*Repair idea: Remove sleeves and re-cut armholes. Make yokes/facings for shoulders. Replace the slip completely as well as the front chiffon strip. 

Bust: 35 in. (89 cm)
Waist: 33 in. ( 84 cm)
Dropwaist/Hip: 38 in. (96.5cm)
Length: 45 in. (114cm)
Sleeve: 24.5 in. (62cm)

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