VICTORIAN 2 PC BUSTLE DRESS W STRIPED SILK RUFFLE TRIMMED SKIRT - ESTATE FRESH. DATING TO THE VICTORIAN ERA.THIS PIECE ALONG WITH OTHERS OFFERED THIS WEEK ARE FROM THE CLARK ESTATE IN THE VERY NORTH WESTERN CORNER OF PENNSYLVANIA. TWO PIECE IN ITS CONSTRUCTION. THE TOP IS IN A BROWN THIN WOOL AND BUTTONS CLOSED DOWN ITS FRONT WITH A ROUNDED BAND COLLAR.
THE SKIRT IS IN AN ALTERNATE FABRIC THAT IS TWO TONE STRIPED WITH A TWISTED PLEAT DETAIL ATOP THREE ROWS OF DENSE RUFFLES. THE BODY OF THE SKIRT IS IN A BROWN COTTON AND THE STRIPING RISES HIGHER IN THE FRONT AND SIDES AND LOW IN THE REAR AS THE TOP COVERS. THE UNDER SKIRT IS IN BETTER CONDITION, IT HAS SOME TINY PINHEAD HOLES IN THE BOTTOM RUFFLES, MOST ARE NOT READILY NOTED. THE CENTER REAR ABOVE THE STRIPING IN THE SOLID COTTON HAS A DRIP OF FADE ON THE COTTON WITH SEVERAL HOLES NEAR THE TOP WAISTBAND, ONE FINGERTIP SIZED HOLE AND IS IN NEED OF A BUTTON CLOSURE. THE TOP HAS A GREAT DEAL OF FRAY SEEN ON THE FRONT LEFT AS WELL AS THE CENTER AND LEFT HIGH REAR.SOME SCATTERED PINHEAD HOLES ARE ON THE SLEEVES WITH NUMEROUS HOLES AND STAINING ON THE TAILS OF THE TOP, ESPECIALLY ON THE BOTTOM RIGHT TAIL. Vintage and antique items ARE NOT new items. Often for proper fit, hang, and wear ability, pieces will need to be altered and/or adding a hook or snap here or there, with a seam closure or strengthening needed.
Vintage clothing is most often worn previously, and if old stock, often has slight imperfections from storage, a hint of color or odor. Measurements are to be assumed that they are at maximum, if you have any questions, please ask PRIOR to the auctions end. These are antique articles, having the age stated. All flaws if any are painstakingly outlined. _gsrx_vers_1251 GS 8.2.1 (1251).
The item "VICTORIAN 2 PC BUSTLE DRESS W STRIPED SILK RUFFLE TRIMMED SKIRT ESTATE FRESH" is in sale since Tuesday, December 15, 2020. This item is in the category "Clothing, Shoes & Accessories\Specialty\Vintage\Women's Vintage Clothing\Dresses". The seller is "jamiexmas*" and is located in Southbridge, Massachusetts.
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