Thursday, December 13, 2012

Green Print 1890's Wrapper Dress

From the seller:

Beauitful Victorian ca 1880 Cotton Morning Dress w Watteau Train Sm

This lovely Victorian wrapper / morning dress is made from a beautiful bright green leaf print with a black and tan pin stripe in the background. IT has a brown cotton under bodice that buttons down the front, the front edges of the underbodice are covered with the same print fabric. The dress has a wide yoke with a wide ruffle around it and deep watteau pleats in back. The sleeves are leg o mutton style, gathered and full at the top and tapered to the wrist. It has a half belt that ties in front. The underbodice has a long tear, it almost looks like it was cut to give more room and the underarms on the lining are faded, there's a few very light spots, hard to see in the pattern. The skirt has a wide facing of the same brown cotton. IT measures 38 inches around the bust, across the back shoulder is 11 3/4 inches, waist is 40 inches and it's 55 3/4 inches long in front falling a little longer in back . Excellent condition.

International priority mail includes tracking & insurance. First class mail does not. Although I will ship first class international items without insurance are sent at buyer's option.

Approval for returns must be received within 3 days, as is items are not refundable. I want my customers to be happy with their purchase so please notify me if there is a problem. Thank you so much for your cooperation. I so appreciate your business.

Thank you for looking at my auctions.

From Me:

I'm still not sure why this seller thinks everything s/he has is from the 1880's...

The sleeves and the ruffles at the neckline show this to be a lovely example of the 1890's. I'm all about this print!

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