Heirloom 1930s Madeira Dress with Delicate Embroidery and Reverse Scallop Hem
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This lovely white cotton lawn dress was hand made in Madeira, Portugal in the 1930s. It features pintucking on the front and back centered with fagotting and tiny embroidered flowers. Above the 3" reverse scalloped hem, which is edged with fagotting and french knots, is a lovely spray of floral embroidery. The embroidered collar and short puffed sleeve cuffs are finished with scalloped embroidery. The dress closes in the back with two small shell buttons.
A darling heirloom portrait dress, christening, baptism, or dedication dress, or special occasion dress for your baby girl!
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Grammie's Attic has an incredible collection of vintage and heirloom baby, toddler, and children's clothing from the late 1800s through the 1940s. You'll find elegant Victorian and Edwardian dresses, heirloom christening gowns from the 1920s and 1930s, adorable vintage rompers from the 1930s and 1940s, beautifully embroidered heirloom dresses from Madeira and the Philippines, vintage button on shorts sets and wonderful heirloom dresses from your favorite manufacturers, including Feltman Brothers, Polly Flinders, C. I. Castro, and Nannette. Be sure to see all of our heirloom baby and toddler clothes for perfect christening outfits, portrait outfits, birthday outfits, and special occasion outfits for your little boy or girl!