Gorgeous Antique Victorian skirt and bodice Black taffeta with blue detail 1870s. Antique Victorian skirt and matching bodice. Black Taffeta fabric with midnight blue frills and bows. The bodice has a cream/beige lace collar, it is lined with beige cotton fabric. It fastens down the front with hooks and eyelets and has blue decorative buttons.
The front of the bodice is shaped to a point on either side, the The back has train which is finished with midnight blu taffeta frills and is a continuation of flap which runs from the front neck all the way down the fronts to the back. Sleeve length from under arm 17 (43 cm).Length at front 15 1/2" (39 cm) from shoulder to front just above point 19" (48 cm) to the point. Length at back 22 1/2 (57 cm). The skirt has a small waistband and is flat across the front and gathered at the back. It has 4 frills in midnight blue taffeta. It is lined in beige cotton fabric, and has a pocket at the side.
Length 42" (106 cm) at the front 45" (114 cm) at the back. Individual frill length 4 3/4 (12 cm). Length of all frills 21 1/2 (54.5 cm).I would describe it as in good condition for its age. The eyelets on the bodice have torn in places, see photo. The buttons have wear on the surface.
Some of the seams have come unstitched. It has that smell that all antique textiles have. There is a small hole in the bodice fabric. The fabric is in good condition and overall it is a lovely 2 piece.If there is no offer option then please do not make an offer. I sell mostly Vintage and Antique textiles. All items have had a previous life and will have some battle scars to show, in my opinion it all adds to their character. I launder some items but not all, I don't wash delicate items or Antique textiles. Unpaid item cases are automatically opened after 7 days. If you are returning an item please message me before posting. The item "ANTIQUE VICTORIAN 1870s SKIRT AND BODICE BLACK WITH BLUE DETAIL" is in sale since Saturday, October 08, 2016. This item is in the category "Antiques\Fabric/Textiles\Linens".
The seller is "wattnotts" and is located in Ilkeston, Derbyshire. This item can be shipped worldwide.