1840 Custom Doll Dress

This custom doll dress is typical of an 1840 walking dress design and would be appropriate for a china doll or French Fashion doll of the era.  The custom doll dress features a pointed bodice is fitted with a button broach and the skirt has even gathers for fullness and would be appropriate for a china head doll or fashion doll. The dress is done entirely of real silk. The doll dress bodice features a complimentary pleated silk lapel over a bodice that is made of the same fabric as the skirt. Straight sleeves are utilized with antique lace at the cuffs. The skirt has wide stunning embroidery surrounding the lower portion.   To bring the doll dress essembly together, a silk bonnet is fashioned with antique velvet flowers, vintage tulle, and silk ribbon. (flowers and lace vary with availability) Underneath she wears a couple of petticoats, drawers and a corset.     Shawl and hat sold separately. 

custom doll dress with shawl

1840 bald china head doll

pin tuck design on custom doll dress

Bodice with tucked lapel and antique lace

silk bonnet to match custom doll dress colors

View of Silk Hat with antique details

details of embroider on custom doll dress

Closeup of detailed embroidery

1840 Silk Dress Sizes

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