Tuesday, April 9, 2013

Stripes! 1880's Bustle Era Dress

From the seller:

A captivating 1880’s taupe and silver ribbon stripe and royal blue satin bustle dress. The front of the bodice has a pleated royal blue satin insert and a pleated insert of the taupe and silver silk fabric. It has wide royal blue satin lapels and high collar. The sleeve cuffs are trimmed with royal blue satin. The bodice is lined with cotton and has a hidden front hook and eye closure. The front of the skirt is made of pleated royal blue satin. The skirt has a pleated bustle back. The dress is in very good and sturdy condition. There are no holes or splits in the fabric. There is some slight underarm discoloration and a four inch circle age mark on the center back of the skirt mostly hidden within the pleating. There is one 3 inch age mark on the edge of the back hemline. There is no other discoloration just shadows created by the camera flash. A beautiful display dress. Bust 32 Waist 24 Skirt length 38.

From Me:

I adore the splash of blue on this outfit.