Antique Victorian Pleated Silk Blouse

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Lovely pleated silk blouse c.1890s. Victorian high collar. White cotton lace and black velvet trim throughout. Sheer pin-tucked chiffon neckline. Sleeves have pleated extensions that end at three-quarter length, which are attached with delicate chiffon lining. Length falls to natural waist, since it was traditionally worn with a skirt or dress overlay. Hook and eyes up the entire back. A treasure and keepsake still in beautiful condition.

DECADE / 1890s-1900s

MATERIAL / Silk, Silk Chiffon, Cotton Lace, Velvet Trim

CONDITION / This beauty is still wearable, but only with some delicacy and care. The lining is partially still in place, but made of a very thin and worn-down silk chiffon. Blouse is still wearable without the lining, but the two-tier sleeves are held with it and will need precaution when worn. Overall a stunning piece that can live on!

SIZE / Women’s XS

FIT / Model shown is a size 2 and 5’5”.

MEASUREMENTS / Waist - 24” / Bust - up to 40” / Length - 18”