A rare and wonderful maxi dress in black lace by British Boutique designer Catherine Buckley from her Fragile Collection c.1976.
Crafted from salvaged antique lace made between 1905 - 1935, this dramatic dress is slim fitting, with a high collar and long sleeves. It buttons down the front with delicate brocade trim and tiny matching covered buttons. It has caped sleeves made of lace and cascading tiers of lace down to the floor.
Material: Antique lace
Size: Vintage 12 - Estimate UK10
Measurements (laid flat):
Shoulder to shoulder: 34cm
Condition: Very good. There are some tears to the lace hem, as shown, which can be trimmed or mended.
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Note: All of our pieces have had a life of their own, and may show minor signs of wear as befits a vintage or pre worn item. They have all been professionally cleaned and inspected and any faults will be indicated in the listing.