Mid Victorian Hand Embroidered Eyelet Paisley Skirt

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Quite rare indeed, this skirt dates from the middle of the 19th century. The front of this skirt has been fully embroidered by hand with hand cut out eyelet flowers and paisley motifs. the flat front lets way to a gathered flounce in the rear, a style popular in the 1870-80s. A true museum grade masterpiece of craftsmanship never again to be seen in fashion.

Details

  • Designer
    Unknown
  • Period
    1880-1889
  • Material Notes
    Broderie Anglaise, Cotton, Lace, Linen, Embroidery, Laces
  • Condition
    Excellent. For the age of this piece the fabric is quite strong and fully wearable however please understand that after 130 years even the best of us will have a few minor flaws here and there..
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use
  • Dimensions
    38 in. L
    97 cm L
  • Waist
    29 in. (74 cm)
  • Length
    38 in. (97 cm)
  • Seller Location
    New York, NY
  • Reference Number
    LU16121768033
About the Seller

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Located in New York, NY

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