This truly is a once in a lifetime dress once owned by Clementine Churchill, wife of Winston Churchill.
I have photographs of the dress before the beadwork was lifted off the original dress then adorned on this modern re-structure. Plus I have the remains of the original dress which I will include.
Set onto a pure silk bias cut dress, the back being a very deep V to the waist and the sides cut away with illusion net to secure the dress.
This dress would be a fabulous wedding dress, knowing the history attached to such a piece.
Should be worn by a person with a small bust as there is no support. Fully lined.
Main dress is pure silk Morocain, bias cut.
Model 5ft 5in
Size 8/10 UK
Waist to train hem 62.5" 1m 2.5
Cocoa Couture was established in Cheltenham in 1970 selling antique textiles. Cara acquired the business in 1990. As well as creating beautiful bespoke wedding gowns and lingerie, Cara also spends hundreds of hours restoring vintage and historical clothing giving them a new lease of life to be enjoyed again.
Her love of antique artworks, fabrics and tapestries from the 17th, 18th and 19th Century has also led her to expand and develop her own range of individual silks and fabrics to create unique historically based clothing and handmade accessories - The Cocoa Treasures Collection. All of the designs are printed locally in the Cotswolds in the heart of the UK on the finest pure silks and softest velvets, lovingly finished by hand.
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SKU: Clementine Dress 6
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