It's trimmed with blue silk fringe on the unlined sleeves. There is no piping at the armhole which is unusual, but occasionally is found.
The shoulders are more dropped than they appear. The dressform is a little "shouldery". The bodice is partially lined with white cotton and fastens with glass buttons. The gathered portion of the bodice is unlined.
It's great for display, inspiration and study. Condition: Some light discoloration and some scattered holes/wear.There is a largeish hole near the hem on the left side. There appears to be iron-on interfacing under a tear at the neckline.
It's not terribly distracting. The chest is about 34. The waist is about 26. 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 PRE CIVIL WAR ERA TEEN'S DRESS c.
1850s VICTORIAN VINTAGE" is in sale since Thursday, December 27, 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.