Tuesday, January 10, 2012

Turn of the Century Nightgown Set

From the seller:

  • 1890's - 1910 era
  • lilac embroidered stitching throughout
  • great design
  • large size
  • 2 pieces
  • scalloped hemline edge
  • top has lace around edging
  • has a matching house coat
  • bow design
  • purple lilac color, oriental toggle closure
  • beautifule excellent condition
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Measurements (in inches, with garment laying flat)

Approximate Modern Size -                                        

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

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

Dress-Top Length (top of shoulder to waist)




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


Coat Sleeve Length (shoulder-seam to sleeve-end)

Coat Sleeve Length (armpit to sleeve-end)



Armpit to Armpit width (across front)

Coat Armpit to Armpit width (across front)

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




Waist (across front, not stretched)

Hips (at widest part)

Ribcage (across front)




Bottom Hem Width "
Skirt Length (waistline to bottom hem, down back) "

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:

My guess is more to the 1900's side than the 1890's. The embroidery on this is very much in vogue with the Bell Epoque styles of the period.

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