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19th Century Calico Ruffle Dress XS/S


Beyond. Amazing antique calico dress with winged cap sleeves and dot embroidery trimming around the double ruffle lined bodice. The silhouette is very wearable for a dress of this age. Semi-fitted bodice has a buttoned muslin inner lining (with hand stitched godets) and hidden snaps over the front. Then a massively full ruffled hemline. There is some code handwritten in the lining, it looks to say "1870s", we believe is was archived at some point, maybe from a prop house or museum collection.

• Size XS/S (see measurements)
• 100% Cotton, crisp and medium weight
• Bodice has tailored lining with buttons
• Snaps down front with buttons underneath
• Good condition, amazing for it's age, but there are some newer mends and repairs. The fabric shows very little wear overall. Snaps look newer but buttons look original. 

- belt not included

• Style No. D2418

Fit notes: underlayer is fitted at the bust; waist and hip is very free. if the buttons are moved in the inside layer, the dress can fit a size medium

Shoulder: 13" set in
Sleeve: 4"
Bust: 32" (underlayer)
Waist: 32"
Hip: free
Hem: 90"+
Length: 40"

Barbara is 5’5” / 32"b, 25"w, 34"h / garment is not pinned

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