1890s black floral poppy print cotton voile ensemble. Gigot sleeves with tiered ruffle sleeve caps. Ruffle cuffs. Black silk satin collar with ruffle edge. Center front hook & eye closure. Black polished cotton lining. Floor length, A-line skirt with ruffle hem. Gathers at back waist. Hook & eye closure at waistband. Skirt lined in brown polished cotton.
Good antique condition. The floral printed fabric on both the bodice and skirt is thinning in several areas which has caused shredding and tearing. The lining is in very good condition on both pieces. Fabric pulling and warping around both underarms and armholes. Several small holes between the gathers on the front bodice. Vertical tears at both side seams. Ruffles cuffs are shredding. Several small holes near front skirt waistband. Stress down front seams causing fabric to warp and pull. 3” tear and mend at front skirt near knee.
Sleeve Length: 27”