Wednesday, November 18, 2015

Teen's Era Chemise

From the seller:


· Antique Victorian White Cotton Eyelet Crochet Lace Dress Slip.

· Made of Cotton.

· It has spaghetti straps( i am sure they are added on later, made of Ribbon)

The dress has shell-edge neckline, eyelet lace at front. There is Hand sewn embroidered Name"Alice" located left bust.

The handmade crochet lace trimmed on side seams and the back, also on dress hem.

Closing with small buttons at the back.

· Size: 2XS , please check the measurement below.

· Measurement in INCHES (lay flat, side to side):

Shoulder-5" DROP

Bust- 14.5"

Waist- 13"

Hip- 18.5"

Body length from CENTER FRONT- 38"
· Shipment weight: 13 OZ

Condition: AS-IS, No stains, issue, there are ripped holes on lower right front and the back of dress.

From Me:

You can tell it's Teen's Era by the embroidery and the shape - spaghetti straps, a high waist line. There would have been a ribbon going through the "buttonholes" along the waistline. This chemise, really, is the ancestor to today's undershirts and slips.

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