20s dress organza poppy print
Sweet organza 20s dress with
ruffled collar and hemline in
lavender, coordinating with bold
shirley poppy print. A delightful
petite dress, perhaps for a young
woman of late teenage years. One
small mark at back of waist, no
other flaws. Click picture for more
34" bust, 34" waist, 18" bodice,
37" long

dorothea's closet vintage clothing 1920s clothing
doorthea's closet vintage clothing home
20s dress 1920s clothing
dorothea's closet vintage clothing home
20s dress 1920s clothing
30s dress 1930s clothing
40s dress 1940s clothing
50s dress 1950s clothing
60s dress 1960s clothing
70s dress 1970s clothing
80s dress 1980s clothing
vintage gowns
vintage lingerie
20s robe
Rich, regal deep purple silk velvet
20s robe with flirty bow on right
shoulder. No closure, meant to
hang open, unlined....lightweight
with beautiful drape! No flaws,
click picture for more images.
15" shoulders, 34" bust, 38" waist,
40" hips, 24" sleeves, 35" long

about dorothea's closet vintage clothing
vintage jewelry
how to measure vintage clothing
dorothea's closet vintage clothing shipping
dorothea's closet vintage clothing layaway
dorothea's closet vintage clothing blog
dorothea's closet vintage clothing links
contact dorothea's closet vintage
20s dress silk flapper deco
Crepe silk sheer black 20s dress
with deco ecru lace inserts
wrapping around sides and back of
waist. 2 pieces vertically inserted
into shoulders add a touch of
drama! From the SPENCER
hoels in the nude silk inserts at
shoulders and a few tiny holes (not
shattering, still sturdy) under left
arm. Click picture for more images.
38" bust, 34" waist, 40" hips, 47"

20s dress
Early 20s Arts & Crafts style dress
of sheer embroidered lace over
cotton lawn in buttercream, ivory
and pale yellow. Sash at waist
snaps shut, sheer overlay has silk
panel in center, underdress in
coordinating silk. No flaws. Click
picture for more images.
36" bust, 38" waist, 44" hips, 6"
sleeves, 42" long

vintage wedding gowns wedding dress
20s robe vintage opera coat
Brilliant poppy red silk velvet late
20s opera coat with florette detail
at neckline with scarf wrap tucking
beneath. Sleeves dramatically
shirred and peaked above elbows.
Has loop and button up under
florette as closure, fully lined in
coordinating red silk. One small
spot front of coat toward center at
thigh level, about pencil dot size.
No holes, lining intact. No labels.
Superb piece! Click picture for
more images.
42" bust, 46" waist, 50" hips, 20"
sleeves, 38" long

20s clothing velvet opera jacket vintage clothing
Luxe black velvet 20s jacket with
scarf collar/closure (open to hem
past knee) and elegantly ruched
and gathered sleeves. Loose scarf
pieces fall from fronts of each
shoulder seam, can be worn open
and loose or tied in a knot.
Gorgeous gathered tiers of ruching
at wide sleeve cuffs. Lined in ivory
silk, labeled "I. Magnin & Co.".
No flaws. Click picture for more
38" bust, 42" waist, 46" hips, 44"
long, 20" sleeves

vintage kimono vintage uchikake taisho
1920s wedding kimono, or
uchikake, from the Taisho or
Showa era. Puffs of pine needles
set off painted gold pine cone
clusters, white cranes float
gracefully amongst wisps of clouds.
All hand painted, lined in red silk.
No sash as they weren't worn as
such (shown with scarf to define
waist). Padded cord within hem. A
few tiny water spots, faint and
unnoticeable.....no stains, holes or
shattering. Fit small to medium
build best. Click picture for more
36-38" bust, 30-32" waist, free
hips, 60" long

20s clothing beaded tunic
Sheer silk chiffon beaded 20s tunic,
likely worn over a coordinating
underdress. Beaded around
neckline, down sleeves and around
hem. No flaws.
40" bust, 40" waist, 26" long

20s wedding dress 1920s wedding dress 20s dress
20s wedding veil vintage wax flowers
Think Mary Pickford! Ethereal and romantic
sheer netting early 20s wedding dress with
organza ruffles and silk velvet ribbon trim.
Lolita style dress has high waist with panels
over bust secured with organza ruffled silk
straps, sleeves have double row of organza
ruffles down to below elbow where the ruffles
split apart and curve around cuff. Silk
ribbons run vertically from waist weaving
through layers of netting to come out toward
hem in dainty knots. Shown here with
hooks/snaps in back....likely worn in front
(shown both ways in extra images), looks
gorgeous either way! Comes with original
coordinating 2 tier wedding veil with wax
flower head band. Dress has some faint
spots on right side of bodice where
hooks/snaps are, one small spot on sleeve,
faintly yellowed at underarm seam. Veil has
one tiny hole, may have some flowers
missing. Sturdy wearable condition and a
very unusual style! Click picture for more
34" bust, 26" waist, 44" hips, 12" bodice,
17" sleeves, 43" long

mary pickford
20s dress vintage dress panniers
Avant garde black silk and dotted
netting 20s dress with tiered ruffles
and panniers at hips. Shoulders and
neckline in sheer netting with
embroidered dots, same netting
trims each layer of the skirt. Wire
rings attached to netting within
waistline hanging at hip level to
create the panniers. Side hooks, no
label...repair to shoulder seam, no
flaws. Click picture for more
36" bust, 30" waist, 46" hips, 20"
bodice, 47" long

20s clothing 20s jacket
Lightweight burlap weave wool 20s
jacket with big button details and
coyote fur collar and cuffs.
Fantastic large buttons at waist and
side of collar. Zelda meets Amelia!
A few teeeny holes (as shown), no
stains...fur in great shape, no
cracking of hide or shedding. Had
silk lining which shattered and was
removed, now unlined (one could be
added, or wear as is). Click picture
for more images.
15" shoulders, 38" bust, 30"
waist/upper hip, 22" sleeves, 25"

20s dress vintage dress
Beautiful white cotton lawn 20s
dress with all over embroidery and
cutwork lace. Rounded neckline,
short sleeves....slightly dropped
waist with lace and embroidery on
both skirt and bodice. No flaws.
40" bust, 36" waist, 44" hips, 47"

antique matador jacket moises sancha
Early 1900s to 1920s black wool
Spanish riding jacket (possibly
matador). All black with silk
knotted details and metal tipped
fobs, notched collar with velvet
upper. Fully lined in raspberry
quilted silk, hook and eye closure.
Slit pockets reveal raspberry silk
hue. Labeled "Moises Sancha,
Madrid", a reknowned tailor of
Spanish riding wear. A stunning
jacket in perfectly wearable
condition! Seam under arm inside
has been repaired, no flaws at
all.....solid wearable condition!
Click picture for more images.
16" shoulders, 38" bust, 30" (high)
waist, 17" long, 23" sleeves

20s cape velvet cape
1920s black silk velvet cape with
gathered fabric "collar" and ruffles
at elbow and hem. Hem and mid
ruffle angle down front to back in a
V. Fully lined in ivory, no label, no
flaws. Shoulders are seamed to
shape, no arm openings, no closure
(one could be added if desired).
Click picture for more images.
15" shoulders, 38" bust, 40" waist,
40" hips, 37" long

1920s dress vintage dress flapper dress
Glamorous blue velvet 1920s dress
with all the trimmings. Beads and
rhinestones down  center of bodice
flanked by ivory lace "bows". V
neck with seaming at shoulders,
shirred elegantly at hips. Snaps at
sleeve cuffs. No label, no
closure...hangs straight. No flaws.
An amazing, wearable 1920s dress!
Click picture for more images.
44" bust, 44" waist, 46" hips, 24"
sleeves, 44" long

20s dress lace dress vintage dress
Charming ecru netting and lace
sheer 20s dress with lace
"hanging" basket at right hip
adorned with silk chiffon rosettes in
pastel hues and coordinating silk
ribbon streamers. Flawless
condition, just needs a nude
underdress! Click picture for more
40" bust, 40" waist, 44"hips, 43"

1920s dress vintage dress flapper dress
Nouveau black mesh netting 1920s
dress with embroidered, sequined
and beaded detail. Silvery white
embroidered lilacs arch up right
side of dress while metallic indigo
gelatin sequined lilacs adorn left
hip. Golden embroidered grass
finishes hem all around. Same
design front and back. Sides slit
high with black beaded trim,
beaded lace leaves at tops of
slits...2 more beaded leaves on
upper left of dress. Likely a few
missing beads within all the
beadwork, 3 tiny prick-holes in
back toward neck as shown....no
stains, no tears, sturdy and quite
wearable. Click picture for more
images, the details must be seen to
be believed!
36" bust, 36" waist, 38" hips, 43"

1920s clothing art deco clothing velvet coat 20s coat orientalism
Orientalist style 1920s ivory silk
opera coat shot with metallic gold
fauna design setting of velvet pile
nouveau florals in rich flame and
purple hues. Lame' gold cuffs
ruched below full sleeves.  Padded
inside for structure, lined in ivory
silk velvet...velvet has some
repairs, can be worn as is without
showing or a seamstress/furrier
salon could easily re-line. Hook an
eye closure at neck (may have had
a fur collar at some point). Exterior
of coat in flawless condition with no
stains or holes....simply amazing!
Click picture for more images.
17" shoulders, 40" bust, 40" waist,
44" hips, 44" long, 25" sleeves

20s dress vintage dress metallic 20s
Black burnout velvet 20s dress
lined in black silk with velvet
swagged hip sash lined in a heavy
woven gold metallic textile. Loose
bow at side trimmed in tulle at
ends. No label, no flaws....supreme
condition. Click picture for more
37" bust, 34" waist, 38" hips, 43"

1920s clothing vintage clothing
Bold red 1920s textile with coiled
gold metal applied in an exotic  
motif around edges. A very large
piece, could be worn as shown as a
dramatic wrap or used as a home
textile. Slight fade (shown left side)
and a few tiny holes.....the bright
vivid red and elaborate trim more
than makes up for it! Click picture
for more images, measurements to
come (shown doubled on

20s coat vintage coat velvet coat poiret style orientalism
Late teens to early 20s Orientalism inspired
purple velvet and metallic multicolor silk
evening coat. Deep purple velvet lower half
wraps up over shoulder, hooking inside with
hooks and eyes, snapping atop shoulder and at
under bust seam on left. Purple velvet double
peaked accent above sleeve cuffs. Hem
scooped lower in back than in front, shirred
below waist seam in back for fullness of velvet.
Lining has been removed due to age and will
need replaced (a furrier or good seamstress can
easily put in another)...otherwise perfectly
sturdy and wearable with no stains or holes.
Label from Burgess-Nash of Omaha, Nebraska
(a department store). Very Poiret-esque! Size
M/L best fit, to be worn oversized. Click picture
for more images.
44" bust, 47" waist, 56" hips, 50" long in front,
58" long in back

20s dress 1920s dress vintage clothing
1920s dress 20s dress
Softest apricot cotton voile 1920s
dress with embroidered open work
design. Self sash, tie at neckline,
peaked cuffs on sleeves. No
closure. A few frays to embroidery,
no stains or holes. Watch for more
36" bust, 36" waist, 42" hips, 40"

Saffron yellow silk chiffon 20s
dress lined in nude silk with capelet
shoulders. Zig zag dropped waist,
flared skirt. Capelet attaches in
back along neckline, can be worn
over the shoulders or left loose in
back. No side closure. One tiny
spot center bodice....more images
to come.
34" bust, 30" waist,  38" hips, 44"

20s gown vintage gown 1920s dress
Late 20s gown of black netting and
lace over silk jersey with moire
taffeta obi inspired bow in front.
Embroidered netting in jet black
over a silk jersey lining with tiers
of lace ruffles from waist to hem.
Wide silk moire taffeta sash with
dramatic vertical bow in front. No
flaws. Click picture for more
34" bust, 26" waist, 39" hips, 57"

1920s dress vintage dress vintage clothing
Blush pink silk chiffon early 20s
dress with handkerchief hem and
sleeves. Embroidered bodice, silk
sash at waist with side buttons.
Tiny hole in back of skirt toward
hem has been mended, some rust
toward backs of the tiny fabric
covered buttons. More images to
come. Click picture for more
36" bust, 30" waist, 44" hips, 48"

20s clothing vintage clothing beaded tunic
Buckskin colored silk 1920s tunic
with pewter beading, cutwork
designs with beads strung in
openings. A few missing beads, no
holes or stains. Click picture for
more images.
40" bust, 38" waist/top of hips, 24"
long, 18" sleeves

1920s clothing vintage clothing vintage chiffon
1920s tissue silk chiffon wrap in
soft apricot with bright floral and
black deco design. Feather light, a
gorgeous whisp of glamour! Has a
few scattered tiny  holes, no rot and
they are hidden within folds but of
note. No stains. Click picture for
more images.
34" wide by 54" long

20s cape 1920s cape
Black silk velvet 1920s cape with
bows and shirring at collar and
back of neck. Lined in ivory silk.
Fits xs to small best, missing half of
one bow in back...no stains or
holes. Click picture for more
20s dress vintage dress
Late 1920s dress of crepe silk in a
deep blue with a pink and purple
floral print. Pink silk velvet flower
at neckline, no side opening. No
label, no flaws. Click picture for
more images.
40" bust, 32" waist, 44" hips, 16"
bodice, 44" long, 22" sleeves

Dorothea's Closet Vintage drses, 20s dress
1920s berry red devore silk velvet
dress with sheer red silk panels
down backs behind arms. Overlay
bodice has ruching at center with
scarf attachment and is slit down
sides over a red silk solid bodice.
One tiny hole upper left shoulder,
left sheer silk panel has some
holes....could be taken in at center to
create pleat to conceal. Solid and
wearable, no stains. No label. More
images to come.
38" bust, 32" waist, 44" hips,

Dorothea's Closet Vintage dress, 20s dress
1920s black silk velvet dress with
lace collar and cuffs, tie at center of
neckline with rhinestone buckle.
Shirred at center of dropped waist.
No side opening, hand made. No
flaws. More images to come.
42" bust, 40" waist, 42" hips, 24"
sleeves, 45" long