Antique, Edwardian cotton batiste blouse with lavish lace trim. This blouse has a slight dropped shoulder. It has a high, V neck, three-quarter sleeves and is trimmed with wide cotton lace. The waist is gathered into a narrow band trimmed with fine lace. A ruffle is gathered into the lower band. Closes at the back with tiny, lace covered button and miniature hooks and eyes. You will need a friend to fasten the back of this blouse for you, unless, like the original owner, you have a lady's maid! The fabric has a a pattern in the weave and is semi-sheer. No tag, this is a custom made garment.
Size - Small.
Fits bust 81 cm (32")
Waist 59 cm (23")
Shoulders 36 cm (14")
Back 33.5 cm (13.25")
Sleeve 33 cm (13"), including 9cm (3.5") of lace trim.
Length 47 cm (18.5").
Good. No marks. There are 3 small darns in the front and a small patch on the inside, see photo 10.
Free shipping within Australia and discounted international shipping.