Antique Edwardian Blouse With Square Collar, Lace & Embroidery
This patched beauty is wounded but still so lovely.
World War 1 era ivory cotton batiste blouse has a square sailor type collar trimmed with cotton lace. Three-quarter sleeves also have lace insertion and edging. The front features panels of inserted lace and embroidery and small pleats to the shoulders. It's gathered into the waist to form a peplum type ruffle. Mother of pearl buttons - 1910s.
Small - please check the back measurement and the waist at the length indicated
Bust 81-85 cm (32-33.5")
Waist measured 19 cm (7.5") from the underarm 66 cm (26")
Shoulders 38 cm (15")
Back 34 cm (13.5")
Sleeve 42 cm (16.5")
Shoulder to waist 40.5 cm (16")
Length 51 cm (20")
Fair and wearable. There is a large patch in the back and an old patch under one arm. There's a faint yellowish mark on the front and a small hole in the edge of one sleeve. A number of very small light greyish spots on the front of the collar.