Orig Antique Vtg 1850 1860 CIVIL War 2pc Silk Taffeta Gown W Shawl Dress In Vgc
A very lovely original 1850 1860 Civil War era 2 piece dresss; machine and hand stitched it is created in brown and light tan check plaid with pinstripes silk taffeta brilliantine fabric and completely lined in brown buckram. This fitted bodice has a piped neckline, armscyes, and a waistline; and bust enhancers padding is sewn inside. Also it is created with drop shoulders that have beautiful smocking and triple rows of narrow ruffles. Typical very wide bell sleeves that have a 5" wide very light gray satin lining inside while the upper area of the sleeves is lined with same buckram as the bodice and skirt; sleeve edges are trimmed with 1" wide olive green satin faille ribbon trim. A hidden front hook/eye closure is adorned with sweet rust brown and white stripe with embroidery like edges satin ribbon 3.5wide bows - these bows are just delightful and the highlight of the dress. This gorgeous gown has a long floor length full hoop skirt (hoop not included), a hidden side pocket, gads of very tight cartridge pleats and a gusset on the waistline that provides a double attachment to the bodice. The second piece is a wonderful hard to find matching shawl (completely hand sewn) that is trimmed with the same olive green ribbon as on the sleeve cuffs. Approx measurements are 32"/34" bust, 23"/24" waist and 55 from bodice mid shoulder to skirt hem. The shawl at the widest is 45" wide and 35" long from neck to tail. It modeling on a size 2 mannequin and fits it almost perfectly. This superb gown is in overall very good condition;extremely faint organic marks at the underarms, I have not found any holes on the gown itself and if there are any holes they would be extremely tiny such as a silk hole, no seam openings, no stains, no fading - just near mint.
The shawl has some very small silk holes and some faint foxing/ orangish spots. A delightful original Civil War era two piece gown in very very good condition, very very hard to find! Our storage and office areas are smoke and pet free environments. If you feel there is an issue please allow us an opportunity to communicate with you.
The item "ORIG ANTIQUE VTG 1850 1860 CIVIL WAR 2PC SILK TAFFETA GOWN W SHAWL DRESS IN VGC" is in sale since Sunday, February 2, 2020. This item is in the category "Clothing, Shoes & Accessories\Specialty\Vintage\Women's Vintage Clothing\Dresses". The seller is "bydenise" and is located in Pine Grove, Pennsylvania. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, South africa, Thailand, Belgium, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi arabia, Ukraine, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa rica, Panama, Trinidad and tobago, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Antigua and barbuda, Aruba, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Saint kitts and nevis, Saint lucia, Montserrat, Turks and caicos islands, Barbados, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Brunei darussalam, Bolivia, Ecuador, Egypt, French guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Cayman islands, Liechtenstein, Sri lanka, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macao, Martinique, Maldives, Nicaragua, Oman, Peru, Pakistan, Paraguay, Reunion, Viet nam, Uruguay.
- Waist Size: 23"/24"
- Country/Region of Manufacture: United States
- Hip Size: EXTREMELY FULL
- Look: VICTORIAN CIVIL WAR
- Decade: 1850 1860
- Chest Size: 32" / 34"
- Material: SILK TAFFETA BRILLIANTINE
- Original/Reproduction: Original
- Shoulder to Shoulder: 18" DROP
- Color: BROWN VERY LIGHT TAN
- Occasion: DAY VISITING GOWN
- Brand: Unbranded ANTIQUE
- Shoulder to Hem: 55"
- Size (Women's): XS/S
- Size Type: Regular