Tuesday, January 10, 2012

Black Late Victorian/Early Edwardian Outfit

From the seller:

  • Victorian top blouse with underskirt and overskirt outfit
  • has a corset type top fold over
  • all silk
  • black beads
  • all handmade
  • steampunk / goth style
  • ruffled accent on shoulder bust areas and sleeve ends
  • underskirt with lace overskirt
  • it is breathable
  • as-is, no returns
  • silk is tattered, great for theater or design purposes
  • starting to give way on top of shoulders
  • otherwise very good overall
  • overskirt is very good
  • underskirt has a tear right below the waistline
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Measurements (in inches, with garment laying flat)

Approximate Modern Size -                                        

Total Length (top of shoulder to bottom hem, down back)

Dress-Top Length (top of shoulder to waist)



Shoulder-Seam to Shoulder-Seam Width (across front)


Sleeve Length (shoulder-seam to sleeve-end)

Sleeve Length (armpit to sleeve-end)



Armpit to Armpit width (across front)

Back Width (Across yolk of back, between shoulder blades)



Waist (across front, not stretched)

Overskirt waist

Underskirt waist

Hips (at widest part)

Ribcage (across front)






Bottom Hem Width 37"
OverSkirt Length (waistline to bottom hem, down back), tapers into an a-line bell shape 34"

Please note: There are NO REFUNDS for garments that do not fit properly.  It is your responsibility to review all the measurements before bidding.   

From me:

This could either be very late 1890's or early 1900's based on the styling. I'm leaning to the later right now.

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