Incredible gingham dress of black and white check with sage green trim circa 1860s.
This is a sturdy, cotton dress, and it has survived in fantastic condition, still surprisingly strong.
Hook and eye closures up the front with bodice and skirt attached. A large pocket on one side. Entirely hand sewn(!!!)
+++ Measurements +++
Approx 26" (high) waist, 36" bust, 52" long.
+++ Condition +++
This dress is in fantastic condition considering her age, one of the best I have ever come across. The fabric and stitching is all still intact and sturdy.
The trim has deteriorated some, and there are some pieces missing as well as some noticeable wear to the cuffs.
Some of the hooks/eyes are slightly loose but they are all present.
A few small, scattered, barely visible stains. Also some small stains in the bodice lining.
Over all just a fabulous example, and this piece is actually still wearable with care, though for such an old garment I would not recommend it for regular use, as I would hope it could be preserved and appreciated for many years to come.
+++ Please read +++
This item is not new, and as such, it has wear commensurate with age. As with all older vintage and antique items, please handle with care.
All items are sold as-is, and I do my best to point out all condition issues and provide a detailed description and photographs.
Unless specified, items have not been cleaned.
I do not accept returns or offer refunds. Please see all photos, read the entire description, and ask any questions before purchasing.