Victorian handmade, organdy and white lace,
fitted waist length, bodice skirt blouse from the 1800's. It is a small size and is best used for display only. It's
in decent shape but do not think it could stand up to being worn. Fine for a mannequin.
This organdy material is very lightweight and gauzy.
The bodice has extraordinary detail, complete with a built in tie/scarf to cover the top button. It also has a built
in plain underslip or camisole.
Buttons up the front with a fold down collar neckline,
trimmed in lace, with puffy elbow length, full lace inset sleeves.
The condition is very good for a bodice of this age. It needs buttons of your choice,
has a very minor tear/pulling near left rear shoulder area and in several other shoulder areas. There is one tear
approx 1" near the left back arm seam. Overall, it is in darned good condition.
There was once a fancy buckle sewed on at the very bottom of the blouse
that is no longer present, so there is some wear where it was once attached, but no holes.
So feminine and so lacy!
A wonderful bodice to go with a Victorian
skirt for your antique display area.
Condition: Excellent Antique
Size: 0 -- Very small size - Should not be worn. Best for display.
Measures: 9 ½" - Underarm Seam to Lace Cuff Edge
½" - From Side Seam to Side Seam Across the Back
½" ~ Nape of Neck to Bottom of Blouse
Cost: $55 -- Includes S/H