From the seller:
EXQUISITE PUMPKIN SPICE WOOL & SILK VELVET VICTORIAN BODICE JACKET
Shoulder from sleeve to sleeve:
Length from collar to waist:
Good structural integrity, some areas of wear on collar, scattered small moth holes, some discoloration on shoulder. See photos.
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As you can see, the seller basically said...nothing.
This is a pumpkin colored wool - most likely- and velvet with a silk net - most likely- insert. The style is that of an 1850's riding habit but with the peplum cut off - which is common for the Civil War era garments. They are just 1850's pieces that are redone.
|Mid 1850's Fashion Plate from Corsets and Crinolines|
|Found at In the Swan's Shadown, October 1865|
The lady in the center wearing the cream and blue outfit has a bodice that is similar shaped to the extant one except for the sleeves. I wouldn't be surprised if something like this fashion plates was the inspiration for revamping the old riding habit.
I wish the seller included at least the measurements but alas, no.