The closeup photographs show the level of storage marks and the photograph of the pieces against the door shows the construction. Made of a light batiste cotton or perhaps it is a lawn? It's a gorgeous light weave.
The pink silk ribbon is GORGEOUS! So delicate but other than the storage marks, has survived in remarkable condition.
Chest : from one underarm to the other, laid flat : 20.5 inches. 43 inches at the shortest and 50 inches long at the longest point.CONDITION : This textile is in as found, not freshly laundered condition. This textile needs to be cleaned. This set is in wonderful condition but has storage marks.
There are storage marks and there are some hand mends on the skirt and blouse (please see photographs) , so neatly worked they are difficult to even find! The item "Antique Dress Victorian French batiste dress bodice outfit STUNNING" is in sale since Friday, February 22, 2019. This item is in the category "Antiques\Periods & Styles\Victorian".The seller is "loodylady" and is located in Burlington, Vermont. This item can be shipped worldwide.