It retains its original lacing in the back. That from the front has been removed. The boning is all intact. There are 10 pieces installed.These versatile garments were widely worn during the Civil War period. An early form of sportswear, They were often worn over light or sheer blouses.
An ideal addition to any collection of Civil War clothing! Condition: As shown, There is wear to the silk in areas, particularly the front. Measurements are: chest- 36", waist- 22" 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 "ORIGINAL 1860s SWISS WAIST FOR STUDY CIVIL WAR ERA" is in sale since Friday, October 9, 2020. This item is in the category "Clothing, Shoes & Accessories\Specialty\Vintage\Children's Vintage Clothing\Dresses". The seller is "sadira33610" and is located in Wesley Chapel, Florida. This item can be shipped worldwide.