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Beautifully restored over dress in a wonderful shade of mauve. Background replaced to cotton net, all the original embroidery sewn down to the new net as the original silk net disitegrated. Would be fabulous worn as a wedding dress over a simple dress underneath.


Waist 28"

Over shoulder 13 1/2"

Sleeve 11 1/2"

Front top to waist 9"

Band around Bust 38"

Skirt waist to longest point 35"

Skirt waist to shortest 21"


Contact Cara if you need further information.


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.

Lumiere - Original Over Dress

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