[I prefer the long-sleeved version. If it were summer and I needed short sleeves, I would choose a different, more opaque fabric for them. This is an elegant-looking gown, and I like the short sweep train.
delicate embroidery, Grandma J's home filled with beautiful hand sewing & stitchery. "Mary Francis" always surrounded herself with beautiful handmade things. I beleive my sister inherited that trait of needlework & immagination from her.