Antique 1900's Victorian Pleated Bodice Blouse
Antique early 1900's black silk/wool blend bodice with dozens of intricate pintucks and pleats, long balloon sleeves that have extended cuffs wrapped in black lace that hook & eye at the inner forearm. The neckline has a short standup collar, and hidden snaps behind the front placket. The bodice is lined with a waxed cotton lining that hooks & eyes closed to the fitted waist. The hemline is unfinished (common with this style of garment)
Wrist 6" - 6.5"
Neck 11" (shown unhooked in photos)
Material: Wool/Silk blen
Condition: Excellent for its age, one clean 1/4" hole on the back of the left sleeve - . Very small and barely seen.
Provenance: acquired in Rhode Island.