Tuesday, November 22, 2011

Navy Edwardian Everyday Dress

From the seller:

Edwardian Ladies Bodice & Skirt Suit

The lightweight navy blue faille (wool or wool blend) suit has tan silk georgette collar, cuffs and bodice insert with the prettiest blue & black decorative glass buttons as trim. The set dates from turn of the century and is in a rare medium size. You won't be disappointed in this set.

The bodice has long sleeves and front hook & eye closure. Bodice is full and gathered at waist with sewn band that creates small peplum below. Full skirt is gathered from waist band. Hook & eye closure is on front side under decorative "pocket look" piece. Skirt has a couple pleats starting from each of these pieces.

Fabric: Wool/wool blend
Size: Fits todays medium. Measurements: Please take into consideration the back shoulder measurement - garments of this time period were often full over bust area.


Bust: 46 inches
Across shoulders: 15.5 inches
Waist: 30 inches
Sleeve length - 24 inches
Back length: 18 inches


Waist: 29 inches
Hips: full - 50 inches
Length: 38 inches

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