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Vintage dress yoke - gelatin sequins and glass beads

£19.99 Out Of Stock

Product description

Eye catching vintage dress yoke 14" wide x 11.5" centre front length x 20" full length from shoulder / 35.5 cm x 29 cm x 51 cm used and reclaimed. Mounted on black tulle net, the black outlines are faceted black glass flat back beads mounted on twin cord braid giving a heavy, fixed outline. The decoration is made in .25" / .5 cm pink and blue faceted flat back beads and gold coloured seed beads with black gelatin sequins filling in the three large leaf shapes. Gelatin sequins date from the 1920's and will melt if subjected to heat or water, apparently even a hot dancing partner's hand could leave a mark. This has been reclaimed and is showing its age with the weaker tulle giving way in places. There is also an old repair on the left outer edge where the design turns in to form the left side of the drop V centre front, if you compare it with the right side you will see there is a missing shape that had 3 of the larger coloured beads in it.

Item details

Colour:
Black
Condition:
Used: good
Type:
Sewing

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Eye catching vintage dress yoke 14" wide x 11.5" centre front length x 20" full length from shoulder / 35.5 cm x 29 cm x 51 cm used and reclaimed. Mounted on black tulle net, the black outlines are faceted black glass flat back beads mounted on twin cord braid giving a heavy, fixed outline. The decoration is made in .25" / .5 cm pink and blue faceted flat back beads and gold coloured seed beads with black gelatin sequins filling in the three large leaf shapes. Gelatin sequins date from the 1920's and will melt if subjected to heat or water, apparently even a hot dancing partner's hand could leave a mark. This has been reclaimed and is showing its age with the weaker tulle giving way in places. There is also an old repair on the left outer edge where the design turns in to form the left side of the drop V centre front, if you compare it with the right side you will see there is a missing shape that had 3 of the larger coloured beads in it.

Colour:
Black
Condition:
Used: good
Type:
Sewing

Delivery & returns

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This item will be dispatched to UK addresses via second class post within 2 working days of receipt of your order. Standard UK delivery is currently free, no matter how many items you have in your basket. Any additional courier charges will be applied at checkout as they vary depending on delivery address.

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Europe: £8.00

Outside Europe: £15.00

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