This listing is for an original Young Lady's dress from the Civil War. It's made of vivid emerald green plaid silk taffeta.
The bodice is all original early 1860s and is beautifully constructed with a bias edging bound by piping all around the neckline. It's shaped by guaging at the waist. Lined in brown cotton, it fastens with hooks/eyes up the back. The skirt is also fully lined and was updated to mid 1860s. It retains its circumference and pocket, but was reduced in bulk at the waist.
It's great for display, inspiration and study. Condition: Some discoloration and some scattered holes/wear. The chest is about 34. The waist is about 23. The front length is about 38 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 SILK DRESS c. 1860s VICTORIAN VINTAGE" is in sale since Monday, May 6, 2019.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.