For you special day, an absolutely exquisite handmade antique Victorian Irish Wedding Skirt c. Design and workmanship are both excellent. The swag style, the altered height front to back, the various examples of Irish lace were all created on this wedding skirt.
It features fabulous three dimensional flower petals, rose buds, absolutely stunning, that are layered and opened up, swags of needle lace vignettes, chain stitched scroll vines and leaves, and bottom hem all finished with thee dimensional flowers to make this over the top sensational. Design are rare and very beautiful.
The lace has it's original cream color. The waist line measures 42'' round with opening in back which is free of hooks or snap.
Therefore, the waist can be adjusted as needed. It has very narrow satin piping around the waist that may have been originally gathered to the bodice. Length at mid front to hem is 41'' and tapers to back length of 50'' at the longest point in the center back. The waist line measures 42'' round with opening in back, which is free of hooks or snaps. It is in overall very good, clean, wearable condition.
The lace is soft, supple, and has a silky hand and flowing drape. As expected given its age, there are a quite few tiny pin holes, a dime sized repair on the front, and tiny repairs elsewhere that are lost in its intricacy. The skirt was washed, and ready for you special day. Don't miss this very rare opportunity to own an fabulous, elegant skirt!! The item "ABSOLUTELY EXQUISITE HANDMADE ANTIQUE VICTORIAN IRISH WEDDING SKIRT c.Late 1800" is in sale since Monday, April 2, 2018. This item is in the category "Antiques\Linens & Textiles (Pre-1930)\Lace, Crochet & Doilies\Collars & Cuffs". The seller is "howard337" and is located in Sydney, NSW. This item can be shipped worldwide.