Womens Victorian Shirtwaist Boned Bodice 1870s Solid Black Lapels Tucks Lined. This is a lovely little antique women's blouse / waistcoat bodice / shirtwaist jacket with horizontal tucks / pleating down the center front and 8 down the tops of the sleeves. There is decorative stitching along the edges of the front lapels & at the bottom edges of the sleeves.
The interior closure has 9 hooks & eyes. The front lapel area has 5 hooks & eyes closures. The center back interior has 2 hooks (it should have three, but one is missing), which would be used to attach to a skirt (no skirt is included). The interior front has a gathered "poofing" at each breast for enhancement? The bottom of the waistcoat has a 24" long x 1.25" wide attached "belt".
This end of this piece is torn & frayed. There is wear & tear in the underarms, at the ends of the sleeves and along the sleeves. Armpit to armpit across the front (buttoned) = 16. Shoulder seam to shoulder seam, across the back, laid flat = 12. Shoulder seam to end of sleeve = 24.5.
Armpit seam to end of sleeve = 19. Length down the back center, bottom of collar to bottom hem = 14. Length down the front center, collar to bottom hem = 13.
As this was a museum piece, there may be other repairs / modifications that have been made to the original garment. I'll be liquidating dozens of items per month until the project is complete. You can see all of the pieces available here in my.The item "Womens Victorian Shirtwaist Boned Bodice 1870s Solid Black Lapels Tucks Lined" is in sale since Saturday, January 07, 2017. This item is in the category "Clothing, Shoes & Accessories\Vintage\Women's Vintage Clothing\Tops & Blouses".
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