CIVIL WAR ERA BALL GOWN BODICE TOP W GLASS BEADING AND CORSET LACING REAR. ACQUIRED FROM A MUSEUM DE-ACCESSION. SEWN BY BOTH HAND AND MACHINE.
FASHIONED OF A SILK FAILLE WITH BOX PLEATED TULLE AROUND THE NECKLINE WITH THE TOP EDGE HAVING A THIN SILK CORD WEAVING THROUGH TO TIE CLOSED IN THE REAR. WHITE SATIN BANDS RUN AROUND THE NECKLINE WITH ROUND MILK GLASS BEADS. MATCHING SILK AND BEADING TRIMS THE SHORT PUFF SLEEVES. EACH SIDE OF THE REAR IS BONED WITH HAND STITCHED GROMMET HOLES FOR WEAVING LACING THROUGH. A THUMBPRINT OF A VERY DARK STAIN ON THE REAR LACING.
THE TULLE HAS AGE COLOR WITH SOME SMALL BREAKS IN BETWEEN THE PLEATS ON THE TOP OF EACH SHOULDER AND THE SLEEVES HAVING A SLIGHT DISCOLORATION, DARKER DISCOLORATION SEEN AROUND THE LEFT SLEEVE, GIVING IT A YELLOW HUE. MEASUREMENTS IN INCHES WITH THE LACING FULLY CLOSED. CENTER REAR LENGTH: 9 1/2. Our business name is ANTIQUE WARDROBE. We can be found online on other platforms as well.
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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_1292 GS 8.3.6 (1292).The item "CIVIL WAR ERA BALL GOWN BODICE TOP W GLASS BEADING AND CORSET LACING REAR" is in sale since Saturday, December 4, 2021. This item is in the category "Clothing, Shoes & Accessories\Specialty\Vintage\Women's Vintage Clothing\Tops". The seller is "jamiexmas*" and is located in Southbridge, Massachusetts.
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