CIVIL WAR 1850S FLORAL & STRIPED CHALLIS WOOL DRESS W FULL SLEEVES. FASHIONED OF A TAN CHALLIS WOOL WITH A WHITE PINSTRIPE AND FLORAL PATTERN RUNNING THROUGHOUT. THE BODICE IS LINED IN A WHITE COTTON JEAN WITH BROWN SILK EDGING THE INNER NECKLINE AND PIPING AROUND THE TOP EDGE. HAND HAMMERED BRASS HOOK AND EYES CLOSE THE FRONT WITH THE CHALLIS FALLING LOOSE ATOP WITH A DRAWSTRING AT THE FRONT WAISTLINE TO CINCH THE VOLUME CLOSED. SLEEVES ARE SET OFF THE SHOULDER WITH A PIPED SEAM AROUND.
FULL BILLOWING SLEEVE IS LINED IN COTTON WITH A TWO INCH WIDE BAND CUFF BOTTOM. THE SKIRTING FALLS IN FULL VOLUME WITH WOOL BINDING THE BOTTOM EDGE. NOTE THAT THERE ARE NUMEROUS SCATTERED HOLES SEEN THROUGHOUT THE GOWN. A LARGE FRAY HOLE IS ON THE FRONT RIGHT CHEST WITH A FINGERTIP SIZED HOLE ON THE REAR RIGHT SHOULDER. SEVERAL FINGERTIP HOLES AND FRAYS ON THE SLEEVES BUT THE SKIRTING HAS NUMEROUS FINGERTIP SIZED HOLES WITH SEVERAL FOUR INCH FRAYED GASH HOLES AND SOME FRAYS ABOVE THE BINDING ON THE BOTTOM HEM.A THREE INCH SQUARE ARE OF BROWN STAINING IS SEEN ON THE FRONT BOTTOM HEM. A BEAUTIFUL DRESS TO DISPLAY AND COULD BE WORN GENTLY, WOULD SUGGEST MAKING PATCHED REPAIRS TO STABILIZE AND MAKE STRONGER. Our business name is ANTIQUE WARDROBE. We can be found online on other platforms as well. Antiquewardrobe_ as well as Antique-Wardrobe.
Vintage and antique items ARE NOT new items. 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_1318 GS 8.4 (1318). The item "CIVIL WAR 1850S FLORAL & STRIPED CHALLIS WOOL DRESS W FULL SLEEVES" is in sale since Wednesday, December 8, 2021.
This item is in the category "Clothing, Shoes & Accessories\Specialty\Vintage\Women's Vintage Clothing\Dresses". The seller is "jamiexmas*" and is located in Southbridge, Massachusetts. This item can be shipped worldwide.