Saturday, November 1, 2014

Edwardian Evening Bodice and Sheer Overskirt

From the seller:

Treat yourself

to this beautiful black silk bodice c. 1880

...double black velvet straps

* excellent condition *

Only one small tear in silk, L. chest [ will post pic ]

* shown with extraordinary period skirt [ I am also listing ]

Measurements [lying flat]: underarm-underarm: 16" waist: 11 1/2"

Enjoy !

From the seller:

Collectors...lovers of great vintage !

Treat yourself

to this extraordinary skirt 1890

...fine silk net [ skirt is in strong, wearable condition ]

...five layers of satin ruffle * fabulous *

Apologies: relatively needs a waistband...pull in net at hem ruffle...a 1" tear L. skirt [ pictured ]

...scattered small pinholes [ will never show with black petticoat ]

* shown with a super black silk bodice [ I am also listing ]

Measurements: to come

Enjoy !

From Me:

Since these two clearly go together, I didn't want to separate them.  Early 1900's based on the skirt design and the bodice shape.

As a side note - if you manage to DVR it or wake up in enough time, tomorrow at 09:00 EST, I'll be on CBS Sunday Morning.  :-)