1890's, 32" bust, black silk, with forget-me-not blue flowers, print, "waist" (blouse). Top of blouse has high necked collar that opens in front with hooks and eyes. The rest of the blouse is fastened in front with a line of hooks and eyes. "Waist" is pigeon breasted, with an elaborately boned interior, and very narrow waist. Sleeves are mutton chop, very full at shoulders, and very tight at forearms, and wrists. The shoulders are topped with cape like flaps.
collar 14 1/2"
shoulder to shoulder 14"
shoulder to hem 17"
arm holes 8"
Condition: very good, discoloration at under arms.