POST CIVIL WAR 1870S PLAID SILK TAFFETA WRAPPER DRESS W RUFFLE BOTTOM. FASHIONED OF A BROWN PLAID SILK TAFFETA WITH A SOLID BROWN WOOL. ONE PIECE IN ITS CONSTRUCTION.CLOSES IN THE FRONT WITH SILK TAFFETA COVERED BUTTONS FROM NECKLINE TO BOTTOM HEM. LARGE POCKET IS ON THE RIGHT SIDE, TURNED OVER COLLAR AND RUCHED SILK TAFFETA TRIMS THE CUFFS.
THE BOTTOM HEM IS IN A RUCHED WOOL RUFFLING EDGED IN SILK TAFFETA. THERE ARE SOME SCATTERED SMALL HOLES TO THE WOOL, MOSTLY ON THE HEM AND ON THE OUTSIDE OF EACH SLEEVE. THERE IS A 1 X 3 INCH L SHAPE MEND AT THE FRONT WAISTLINE IN THE WOOL.
THERE IS SOME LIGHT BROWN STAINING SEEN ON EACH UNDERARM ON THE SILK. WITH REPAIRING THE UNDERARMS, FULLY STRONG AND WEARABLE. A WONDEFUL GOWN WITH WONDERFUL PRESENTATION. Often for proper fit, hang, and wear ability, pieces will need to be altered and/or adding a hook or snap here or there, with a seam closure or strengthening needed.
Vintage clothing is most often worn previously, and if old stock, often has slight imperfections from storage, a hint of color or odor. Measurements are to be assumed that they are at maximum, if you have any questions, please ask PRIOR to the auctions end. These are antique articles, having the age stated.All flaws if any are painstakingly outlined. _gsrx_vers_804 GS 7.0.8 (804). The item "POST CIVIL WAR 1870S PLAID SILK TAFFETA WRAPPER DRESS W RUFFLE BOTTOM" is in sale since Wednesday, April 11, 2018.
This item is in the category "Clothing, Shoes & Accessories\Vintage\Women's Vintage Clothing\Dresses". The seller is "jamiexmas*" and is located in Southbridge, Massachusetts. This item can be shipped worldwide.