Civil War Era Grey Walking Suit Xs


Civil War era ladies two piece ensemble. Military inspired frock with separate skirt & belt. Jacket has coat cut sleeves with turned cuff & decorative buttons at front, less on top right side (no evidence that there were any there before). Lining inside bodice with hook & eye closure. Pleated at center back with tucked up folds at hips. Skirt is gathered at back waist with flat front, one side pocket, side opening with no attached closures. Fabric is a grey weft with clay color warp & light sheen. Condition is good for age with some imperfections...the bodice lining has a lateral tear by hooks, few frays on skirt hem binding, & some fabric worn areas, see detail photo of lower skirt for worst of it. There are also some missing buttons. Please note that black blouse is not of the period & not included. Fit is an xs & is rather tight through the shoulders on our size small model. A wonderful piece of historical fashion. Measurements: shoulders 15" armhole 5-3/4" across sleeve 23-1/2" bust 30" skirt waist 24" length 42" jacket length 43" Civil War Era Grey Walking Suit Xs



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