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Gathering Goldenrods Dress

sku: VC-DRESS-083

style: antique 1910s silk dress with smocking detail

vintage / modern: Adored Vintage

$208.00

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Details & Sizing
How We Measure
Sustainable Clothing Care
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Details & Sizing
Antique 1910s (maybe early 1920s) home sewn raw silk dress in pale yellow cream with beautiful hand done smocking detail along top. Antique dress has long sleeves, v-neckline with shirt collar. No closures, slips on. Shown on a 4/6 form pinned at waist (as this would have been worn with a sash or belt) There are no closures, so please keep that in mind.

Size + Fit
- Pinned to 4/6 form only at waist
- 49" length / 36"-38" bust / 15" bodice / 30" waist / 38" hips / 23" sleeves

Fabric + Condition
- Silk
- Raw finish on hems
- Excellent vintage condition
How We Measure

We take extra care to provide detailed measurements for each of our garments for your convenience. If you have any questions or concerns regarding fit, please contact us and we will be happy to assist you. We measure each garment hanging on a hanger. 

Length: Top of shoulder to hem

Bust: Armpit to armpit then doubled

Waist: Across natural waist seam then doubled

Hips: Measured 7" from natural waist seam, measured across then doubled

Bodice: Top of shoulder to natural waist seam

Sustainable Clothing Care

From over a decade's worth of experience as a vintage clothing seller and collector, we are sharing some general care and laundering advice gleaned from women of the past. Practicing these "vintage" methods is another way to be more sustainable.

  • Wear a slip with your garments to keep your garments cleaner longer (in most cases it takes much less water/resources to launder a slip than it does a garment)
  • Wear your garments more than once before laundering
  • Use cold water to launder your garments, hot water can deconstruct the fibers of your garments more and also can cause shrinkage.
  • If using a machine, only wash full loads of laundry
  • Hang garments to dry (every Adored Vintage girl loves seeing clothes on a line!) Dryers can really be rough on your garments (that lint trap is literally bits of your clothes as it slowly falls apart!)
  • Spot clean garments immediately
  • Hand wash your clothing as often as possible.
  • Learn simple repair and mend skills to increase the longevity of your garments.
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