wool challis dress turned inside out, showing facings and full lining, including pocket. Per seller, body is lined with linen, skirt with muslin and polished cotton ((side piecing and hem facing). Front facings are calico.
wool challis dress turned inside out, showing facings and full lining, including pocket. Per seller, body is lined with linen, skirt with muslin and polished cotton (side piecing and hem facing). Front facings are calico.
1850s teal stripe challis [wool?], roller printed... Mostly hand sewn. Pagoda sleeves trimmed in matching green ribbon and double ruching around armsycyes. Piped at neck, waist & armcyes, bodice has original concealed hooks & eyes and is fully lined with cream linen & window pane linen, cartridge pleating on skirt, hem edged with green hem protector, right side pocket on skirt, skirt lined with floral calico. Bust: 32"; Waist: 28"; shoulders across: 17"; total length: 57" in back.
front detal - Captivating 1860s Printed Challis Dress Museum de Accessioned | eBay fiddybee; coat sleeves with short cap & decorated with green silk ribbon, neck, armscyes & waist are piped, bodice line with cotton, front hook & eye closure; skirt unlined except wide band at hem; light underarm discoloration, skirt some pea size holes & stress wear; bust: 34"; waist: 26"; skirt length: 41"; width at hem: 154"
Superb 1860's Red Plaid Wool Dress Museum de Accessioned | eBay seller fiddybee; has original center back peplum belt, piping at neck and armscyes; bodice lined with cotton, front hook & eyelet closure, fred plaid covered decorative buttons, no underarm discoloration; bust: 30"; waist: 24"; skirt length: 39"
CHANGEABLE SILK BROCADE GOWN, c. grey with blue and platinum floral, boned bodice having pleated open bell sleeve and capelet decorated with fringed ribbon and self piping, lace under-sleeves and collar,