1920s Amish Style Handmade Black Mourning Bereavement Dress
Antique Handmade Black Mourning Dress
Early 20th century handmade mourning dress
Hand made dress in cotton and heavy nylon with black bead detail
Lace on sleeves and around front closure continuing around waist
Open lace drapes across front of skirt. hidden snap closures
Simple hand beaded detailing along waist and sleeves
Measured flat as: 16 1/2" shoulder to shoulder seam, 20" at bust
Waist is 20", hips measure 24" flat.
Remarkable antique dress in excellent condition
Our local area is filled with small religious groups, and typically clothing of this time is hand made. No labels or marking exist on this dress. Dated by style and fabric and closures. We put the era for this dress from 1910 Edwardian to the early 20's pre Depression based on style.
Elegant. Stylish. Sophisticated. Vintage clothing for The Sharp Dressed Woman