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What would you call the cuts in the dress

Discussion in 'PUBLIC Vintage Fashion - Ask Questions Get Answers' started by alonesolo, Mar 15, 2004.

  1. alonesolo

    alonesolo Guest

    I am pretty sure its late 40's early 50's Small shoulder pads Lace bottom, sleeves, and across the top. But the area next to the lace is cut leaves that the lace is stitched to. I did a couple black and white photos.
    <img src=http://ftp.innernet.net/pcameron/march/390.jpg>
    <img src=http://ftp.innernet.net/pcameron/march/391.jpg>
    <img src=http://ftp.innernet.net/pcameron/march/399.jpg>
    <img src=http://ftp.innernet.net/pcameron/march/397.jpg>
    <img src=http://ftp.innernet.net/pcameron/march/401.jpg>

    And I stuffed it with a slip that has just a bit of pouf Does it look okay?
    <img src=http://ftp.innernet.net/pcameron/march/392.jpg>
  2. dibs2002

    dibs2002 Registered Guest

    Is that crewel work?

  3. rjroni1

    rjroni1 Registered Guest

    I thought crewel work was a type of embroidery? Please enlighten me if it isn't! Nice dress and you did a good job of showing the details in the close-ups!
  4. pastperfect2

    pastperfect2 Trade Member

    That looks like cutwork over lace - and it does show up very nicely.

  5. bartondoll

    bartondoll Guest

    I'd go with cutwork over lace too Pauline.

  6. cherry-pie-and-roses

    cherry-pie-and-roses Registered Guest

    Yep, cutwork over lace.
  7. Swan Lake Vintage

    Swan Lake Vintage Registered Guest

    Me three. Cute details !


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