Thursday, February 28, 2013

1880's Black Bodice and Skirt with Lace

From the seller:

A stunning 1880’s black silk and beaded evening reception bustle dress. The bodice is trimmed with silver bugle beading around the neckline, sleeve cuffs, hemline and back center peplum. The neckline and sleeves cuffs are trimmed with white and black layered lace. The bodice is lined with white cotton and has a front buttons closure. The bustle skirt is trimmed with black lace on the lower front and on the back bustle area. The skirt has a built in bustle cage. The skirt has a long back sweep. The dress is in very good condition. There is a 1 inch split under one arm, a ½ split on the front bodice that exposes the white lining. There are a few scattered breaks in the black lace trim. A grand display dress. Bust 32 Waist 24 Front skirt length 40 Back length 70.

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