CIVIL War Era Plaid Silk Taffeta Double Pagoda Sleeve Dress W Lace Trim
CIVIL WAR ERA PLAID SILK TAFFETA DOUBLE PAGODA SLEEVE DRESS W LACE TRIM. DATING TO THE CIVIL WAR ERA. FASHIONED OF A PLAID SILK TAFFETA AND IS TWO PIECE IN ITS CONSTRUCTION. THE BODICE HOOKS CLOSED DOWN THE FRONT WITH EACH SIDE TRIMMED IN EMBROIDERED NOVELTY RIBBON. THE RIBBON TRIMS THE THREE TIERS OF THE SLEEVES WITH THE SLEEVES HAVING THE APPEARANCE OF BEING PAGODA IN STYLE BUT ARE ACTUALLY FITTED WITH AN EMBROIDERED NET LACE RUFFLE IN BELL FORM AT THE BOTTOM. THE SKIRT CLOSES IN THE FRONT AND IS LINED IN THE INTERIOR IN A POLISHED COTTON AND THE BODICE IS IN THE MATCHING LINING. THE BODICE HAS SEEN NUMEROUS PATCHES BENEATH THE ARMS WITH SMALL SPLITTING BENEATH AS WELL AS SPLITTING ON THE UNDER ARM ON THE TOP BELL DETAIL. WEAR TO THE FABRIC IS SEEN ON EACH SHOULDER WITH SMALL WEAR ON THE BELT. THERE IS A WATER STAIN ON THE BOTTOM LEFT SLEEVE. THE INNER LINING SHOWS SPLITTING AT THE REAR NECKLINE AND THE BONING ON THE INTERIOR WAS REMOVED FROM THE SLEEVES. THE SKIRT HAS BEEN EXTENSIVELY ALTERED. MUCH OF THE VOLUME HAS BEEN REMOVED WITH NUMEROUS BREAKS SEEN BENEATH THE WAIST AND THROUGH THE SKIRTING WITH SMALL BREAK HOLES FIVE INCHES ABOVE THE HEM AS IT APPEARS IT WAS SHORTENED AT ONE POINT AND THEN RELEASED. THE BLUE RIBBON AT THE WAISTBAND IS MODERN BUT THE INNER BLACK COTTON BAND REMAINS. Our business name is ANTIQUE WARDROBE. We can be found online on other platforms as well.
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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 PLAID SILK TAFFETA DOUBLE PAGODA SLEEVE DRESS W LACE TRIM" is in sale since Thursday, November 18, 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.
- Decade: Pre 1890
- Look: Victorian
- Color: Multi-Color
- Material: 100% Silk
- Original/Reproduction: Original