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Antique Victorian c1890 Claret Print Cotton Dress

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Start price: $10

Estimated price: $200 - $350

Buyer's premium: 18%

Antique Victorian c1890 Claret Print Cotton Dress. This antique Victorian c1890 hand made dress features a claret printed cotton and could possibly be a maternity dress as there is no defined waistline. It has a fold over collar with a pinafore style ruffled yoke, long sleeves gathered at the shoulders, tight gathers across the bust and upper back creating a loose fit, the skirt has an applied gathered flounce at the bottom of the skirt, and the underskirt has a cotton hem interfacing. The yoke of the dress is lined in the same plain cotton as the hem. The sleeves have 2 stitched holes for a cufflink style closure and no existing front closures. Laying flat the dress measures: shoulders 14”, bust 16”, sleeves 20.5”, length 51.5”. The dress is in good condition with general light fading, missing closures, a few small holes to the cotton lining at the yoke, and discolorations/spots to the cotton hem interfacing. 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.