One of the most beautiful on of a kind antique silk Bebe costume with fantastic matching bonnet , most hand sewn will fit perfect for French or German doll about around 25" ( 63 / 64 cm ) ..... fit Jumeau , Steiner , Bru , Gaultier , Eden Bebe or other pretty doll.....
Stunning dress of sea-green silk and matching color chiffon silk , cream silk sateen and a lot of fine silk trim and French embroidery lace . Has beautiful front and back with lace decoration and silk ruffles trim. 3/4 long small inset sleeves which have also fine silk ruffled trim , chiffon silk and cream silk sateen and each with large silk puff decoration around the shoulders.
Pretty made skirt of three parts.... on cream color muslin slip and over this on silk skirt with pretty two row of lace ruffles around the hem. Finally on embroidery lace skirt over it.... beautiful ornate lace with flowers ornaments .
On large silk bow at front of waist and on antique Bebe brooch are the finally touch of this beautiful costume. It is inside fully lined with cream cotton and would close up at back side with hooks and eyes.
A gorgeous antique silk bonnet belongs to the dress..... fantastic ornate with a lot of tiny hand made silk pleats and ruffles at front brim and matching at back side.... made of two colored silk in sea-green and cream .
The bonnet has on stiff head and on rack of wire inside the high brim and back of the head , so that it hold always the perfect high form. Has silk bows and is inside fine lined with cream silk.
The condition of the early 19th. century fabric are generally excellent without problems. Note only on the bonnet at the cream silk at backside some melting at the silk.
The dress is long from neck to hem ..... circa 16" ( 40 cm )
Shoulder to shoulder ........... circa 7" ( 18 cm )
Waist around ............ circa 16" ( 41 cm )
Marvelous one of a kind French costume .... I think my pictures speak for itself and you will never find such the same again.
Feel free and let me know about layaway for this fantastic outfit !!
Let me know if you have any question and thank you for your interest on my Doll - Shop !!