Authentic Mid 1800s Victorian Civil War Era Women's Ladies' Dress Jacket
eBay| Mid-1800s : All hand-made. Outer fabric wool (green) wt velvet (black) trim. Inner lining muslin (beige). Built-in corset. Metal strips are sewn into jacket's fabric. Buttons on outside are decorative. Closes wt hook & eyes on inside. It also has a 'cumberbund' that attaches at the waist at the very bottom of the jacket. Neck, side to side 4 1/2" Shoulder seam to shoulder seam 18" Bust armpit to armpit 14" Waist 11" Nape of neck to bottom 21" Sleeve length from seam to bottom 19"
Details about 1840s silk dress
1840s Silk Dress | eBay seller royrgr, hand sewn, some rust spots, underarm discoloration
Inside-out views of an extant 1840s dress, showing lining, gauging, pockets, etc.
Early 1860s silk stripe evening body. Interior shows much more than the usual bust padding and a waist stay tape. Unkown Ebay seller.
inside front edge on 1860s silk bodice
Early Victorian Dress — Inside and Out
These bust pads help to fill in the hollow between the shoulder and the ribcage.
Details about Authentic Antique Civil War 1860s Mourning Dress Black Silk Pagoda Sleeve Rare
Authentic Antique Civil War 1860s Little Black Dress Silk Modified Pagoda Sleeve | eBay Looks blue on my screen and I think this is mid to late 50's due to the very low armscyes and sleeve shape.