Thursday, January 10, 2013

Ante-Bellum Lady's Bodice

From the seller:

VICTORIAN 1850s charming silk bodice

beautiful early gold metal hook and eye closures

stripe daytime plaid silk

Pretty blue ribbon trim

Drop shoulder with hand stitched gathering

Blue silk buttons with lace covering

tailored wasp waist

Boning in the front of the jacket

COLOR: sage green , celery , blue


MEASURES: bust= 35 length= 18 sleeve= 21 shoulder= 20 waist= 26

CONDITION : Good vintage condition , shows wear from age, some shattering to the armpits, some crazing and some color fading and bleeding, buttons have loss of lace covering. Sold AS IS

SHIPPING: $6.00 (delivery confirmation included) , $32 INTERNATIONAL PRIORITY

From Me:

This is more likely very early 1860's. I almost want to say this is from the American Civil War era, but very early on. It's in that late 1850's/early 1860's either way.

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