Wednesday, February 8, 2012
Late 1890's Dress
From the seller:
An elegant 1890-1900 burgundy satin and velvet traveling dress. The burgundy satin has wide stripes of olive green. The bodice The front waist has a wide satin belt. The back of the bodice has long velvet tails. The bodice is lavishly adored with buttons of burgundy and olive green satin. The bodice has a front hook and eye closure and is lined with cotton. The skirt hemline is trimmed with bands of olive green. It is lined with cotton. The dress is in very good condition. There is no underarm discoloration and no splits or holes in the fabrics. Bust 30 Waist 21 Skirt length 38.
This is so cute! I'm guessing about 1898 for this lovely ensemble. It's probably a young miss dress based on the measurements.