Thursday, October 13, 2011
From the seller:
A most attractive original late 1860's lady's white muslin morning jacket with inset eyelet lace accents and fine vertical pin tucks. An embroidered collar, tiny mother of pearl buttons to the front closure, and beautiful full ruched sleeves piped at the drop shoulders. 21" from shoulder to shoulder, a loose fitting bust, and 35" from shoulder to the shorter front hem. Shown over a period quilted petticoat that is not included. In very nice clean sound as found condition, with a few pin dot age flaws and maker's slubs, and one 1/8" hole to one skirt front. Quite a lovely post Civil War lady's garment.
This garment is sort of like our robes are today -what you wore in the morning around the house. :-)