Classic Smocked Girls Dress Special Occasions Heirloom Quality
What a pretty classic look, beautiful Bliss girls dress features a white Peter Pan collar that make it an instant favorite. Navy in color for Christmas and the Holidays. The hand smocked is completely done in white color fully lined dress and made in 100% cotton. This delicate frock is available in baby sizes, toddlers and older girls up to size 10 yrs.
Between the 1750s and the late 19th century, rural Englishmen wore voluminous smocks when working outdoors. Usually made of rough homespun, most smocks had long, full sleeves and ended at mid-calf. Though entirely functional, smocks often featured decorative embroidery around the cuffs, bodice or neckline. Called smocking, it was more than mere decorative embellishment. Because smocking consisted of stitches passed over areas of gathered fabric, it created stretch in an otherwise non-stretch…