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Antique Victorian Cotton Brassiere and Ivory Silk Bodice

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Start price: $10

Estimated price: $50 - $100

Buyer's premium: 18%

Antique Victorian Cotton Brassiere and Ivory Silk Bodice. This pairing includes 1 white cotton corset cover/brassiere by H&W Sheathlyne. Featuring an eyelet design at the yoke and straps, 4 thin steel stays, 2 button back closure with a waist tie, and a front facing strap for pinning to ones underskirts. Laying flat the cover measures: bust 17”, waist 14 1/4”, length 13.5”. It is in fair condition with rust to the 4 steel stays, rust stains, and holes at the tops and bottoms of the sheaths of the stays. Also included is 1 Victorian ivory silk demask evening bodice featuring a lovely wheat pattern, cap sleeves with 3 layers of the same silk with rouched pickups creating a scalloped edge. As well as a high round neckline, tailored waist, 16 hand finished holes at the back for lacing, and 2 hook and eye closures at the back waist. The maker is unknown. There is a small hand written label inside that has the numbers 5903. It is lined in ivory polished cotton. Laying flat the bodice measures: shoulders 14”, bust 13.5”, waist 11 1/4”, length 18”. The bodice is in good condition with a few spots and 1 missing eye closure 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.