This listing is for an original lady's dress from the Civil War period, circa 1864. It's made of silk taffeta trimmed with silk fringe and velvet ribbon. The bodice is lined with off-white cotton and fastens with hooks and eyes. Belt and brooch are not included.
It's great for display, inspiration and study. Condition: Some discoloration, repairs, tears and small holes scattered throughout. The largest repair is the replacement of the silk on the front of the skirt as pictured. The dress isn't actually as fragile as it may seem. The chest is about 35.
The waist is about 24. The front length is about 41 inches. Please note: Measurements are approximate and should be taken as maximum. Antique clothing items are not wearable UNLESS specifically labeled so in the description. The item "ANTIQUE CIVIL WAR ERA LADY'S DRESS c.
1860s VICTORIAN VINTAGE" is in sale since Sunday, December 2, 2018. This item is in the category "Clothing, Shoes & Accessories\Vintage\Women's Vintage Clothing\Dresses".The seller is "sadira33610" and is located in Wesley Chapel, Florida. This item can be shipped worldwide.