Friday, March 2, 2012
Mid to Late 1860's Bodice
From the seller:
Dark gray wool/silk blend, bodice dating to the 1860's. Rare day wear from simple country estate, all hand sewn with front button, (missing a few buttons), short front stays, fully lined in brown cotton. Pleat decorative details. In as found all original condition with discoloration and small spots, tear to surface fabric on one arm. Chest measures 38", waist 30", length from shoulder 15", sleeves 22".
Hehehe...Can you tell I'm in a "black" mood today yet? :-D
Anyway, I love that this is a wearable size and all the lovely photos the seller gave us.