OPULENT HAND EMBROIDERED ANTIQUE 19TH C PINK SILK KIMONO W FLORALS BUTTERFLIES. DATING TO THE LATE VICTORIAN 19TH C.IN PINK SILK WITH A FULL MUSLIN BACKING TO THE FABRIC AND LINED IN SILK DE CHINE. DENSELY EMBROIDERED BY HAND WITH LEAVES AND FINES WITH FLORAL WITH RISING LEAVES FROM THE BOTTOM WITH FLORALS AND BUTTERFLIES IN THE REAR.
THE SLEEVES FALL LONG AND DRAPING WITH A SQUARE END. COMES WITH ITS MATCHING BELT WHICH IS EMBROIDERED AT EACH END WITH FLORALS AND LEAVES. CONDITION : INNER SILK DE CHINE LINING HAS HOLES ON EITHER FRONT SIDE AND IS TORN ON THE CENTER REAR BACK AS PICTURED WITH WEAR SEEN TO THE BOTTOM THICK PIPING. I PERSONALLY WOULD COMPLETELY REMOVE THE LINING, IT IS FULLY BACKED IN MUSLIN AND I WOULD NOT ADD AN ADDITIONAL ONE. SEVERAL SMALL BROWN AGE STAINS FROM STORAGE ARE ALL BUT UNSEEN, VERY PRISTINE MUSEUM QUALITY.
CENTER NECKLINE TO SLEEVE END: 29. Vintage and antique items ARE NOT new items. IF YOU ARE IN GERMANY OR ITALY. Often for proper fit, hang, and wear ability, pieces will need to be altered and/or adding a hook or snap here or there, with a seam closure or strengthening needed. Vintage clothing is most often worn previously, and if old stock, often has slight imperfections from storage, a hint of color or odor.
Measurements are to be assumed that they are at maximum, if you have any questions, please ask PRIOR to the auctions end. These are antique articles, having the age stated. All flaws if any are painstakingly outlined._gsrx_vers_854 GS 7.0.18 (854). The item "OPULENT HAND EMBROIDERED ANTIQUE 19TH C PINK SILK KIMONO W FLORALS BUTTERFLIES" is in sale since Monday, August 19, 2019. This item is in the category "Clothing, Shoes & Accessories\Specialty\Vintage\Women's Vintage Clothing\Sleepwear & Robes". The seller is "jamiexmas*" and is located in Southbridge, Massachusetts. This item can be shipped worldwide.