Vintage Long-sleeve Empire Beaded Lace Wedding Gwn


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  • Listing Number: 96290
  • Condition: Used
  • Color Family: Shades of Ivory
  • Color: Shades of ivory with white lace
  • Year Purchased: 1969
  • Label size: 0
  • Street size:  8
  • Bust:
  • Waist:
  • Hips:
  • Height:
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Wedding Dress Details

  • Topsfield, Massachusetts, US 
Seller's Return Policy

1. The buyer must notify me of her intention to return the gown within 2 days of receiving it, and the gown must be returned in the exact condition in which it was sent. 2. The buyer must provide a tracking number for the return shipment within 5 days of saying she wants to return it. 3. The return shipment must be insured for the purchase value and returned at the buyer's expense. 4. The refund will not be provided until the seller receives the returned item and confirms its condition.

Dress Alterations


Shipping Costs
  • To Be Paid By Seller
Payment Methods

  • Paypal

  • Seller is: Individual
  • Original Owner: yes
  • Has Receipt: no

Will Ship to

  • continental USA


  • Silhouette: Sheath
  • Neckline: High Neck
  • Waistline: Empire Waist
  • Sleeve Style: Long Sleeve
  • Back Style: Lace Back
  • Dress Length: Floor Length

Included Accessories


Dry Cleaning/Preservation

Professionally cleaned and vacuum-sealed after wedding day.

Other Vintage Long-sleeve Empire Beaded Lace Wedding Gwn Wedding Dress

For Fall or Winter wedding, this Victorian-styled gown of Ivory satin is fashioned with a round neckline, empire waist, lace-topped bodice, long Camelot sleeves - trimmed with a border of white beaded alencon lace.  The gown was custom-designed, worn once at the wedding then promptly professionally cleaned and vacuumed-sealed.  It was only opened today to take pictures to post.

Size:  Since gown was customed-designed, there is no size label; however, the bride was about a petite size 6-8 at the time.  She was 5'1.5" tall.  (The hem on the gown is 2 1/4".) The front empire seam measures 13 1/2" under the bustline.  I know sizinghere can be difficult, so just let me know if I can help with a specific measurement.

Mantilla:  Although lace mantilla headpiece is unique and may not appeal to you today, the empire styled gown is classic.  The mantilla is gathered to a cap of matching lace and has a wide border of the beaded lace.  It forms a long train on the floor behind the gown.

Train:  A separate panel sewn with the skirt into the bodice seam.  It extends to the floor only not behind the gown as the mantilla.  

Condition:  Gown requires gentle ironing only at fold seams where boxed.  The gown is almost pristine, except there are two light tan marks at bottom of train panel - one on on bottom left corner, the other to the right of center a bottom.


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