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Antique Victorian Brown Skirt and Bodice Pieces

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Start price: $10

Estimated price: $100 - $200

Buyer's premium: 18%

This classic antique c1880 Victorian skirt features an outer shell of chestnut brown silk satin with a front pleated inverted V detail and gathers at the back. As well as an inner built separate brown polished cotton liner with brown satin trim and a wide hunter green wool inner hemline, and both button and hook and eye closures at the waist. Also included is a matching brown satin belt and what appears to be 2 unfinished sleeve pieces and 2 unfinished back panels. All of the pieces are lined with a thin brown printed cotton in a polka dot and branch pattern. Laying flat the skirt measures: waist 14.5”, length 40”. The belt measures 27.5” long by 3” wide. The skirt, belt, and unfinished pieces are in good condition with sections of fading to the skirt and some wear to the silk at the hemline. If you have any doubt, please ask questions! We will provide extra pictures, or can schedule an in person or video conference preview at your convenience. In house Flat Rate Shipping of $20 is a domestic shipping estimate for first lot and includes insurance. We will gladly combine multiple lots for your convenience and economy. Each additional lot we can pack in the same box is $5 each. Please feel free to contact us with any questions or for an International Shipping Quote BEFORE the auction.