Victorian Embroidered Metis French Linen Cut Lace Slip Dress Nightgown / Cut Worked Monogrammed Scalloped French Nightgown or Slip
Absolutely beautiful Victorian metis linen dress with floral cut work scalloped sleeves and neckline hand embroidered and monogrammed. The hand work is amazing and great finesse and the result is beautiful. Tiny buttons on top of shoulders to get in an out but dress is easily popped over the head without unbuttoning.
Beautiful to wear as a dress, at home as a slip or nightgown
• Metis linen made.
• beautiful handmade craftsmanship
• Victorian era nightgown
• Métis sheets, often featuring openwork, also became common in the late 19th century.
• "métis" cloth means it is at least 45% linen, the rest cotton.
• very good to excellent condition a slight tear on armhole side seam was mended
ERA: late 19th century to early 1900's
Modern size estimate: Small- Med
Material: Metis Linen
Care: hand wash ,line dry
MEASUREMENTS: —— All measurements are taken flat and in Inches ——
Bust: 18 in - 46cm
Hips: 22.5 in57cm
Length: 38 in - 96cm
GUIDE TO VINTAGE CLOTHING:
Mint: Beautiful and perfect. Possibly never worn.
Excellent: Little visible wear, lightly worn.
Very Good: Normal wear for the age of the garment.
Good: A few obvious visible flaws. Garment construction is sound and wearable
Model: for reference
Wears: size 0-2
I always hand wash or dry clean all my items before they are shipped
Accessories are not included unless listed in the item description