Antique Embroidered Blouse - xs, sm

SKU: 00534-018

From the late Victorian or Edwardian era, a white on white embroidered blouse with daisies stitched on the front, back, and the lower portion of the leg o' mutton puffed sleeves. Another exquisite antique item from the Fleming estate. Please see annotated photos for additional information.

This blouse was likely intended for a teen or petite woman. Please see the garments measurements below, and compare them to your own to ensure it will fit.

Labels: none, only the handwritten name of the original owner on the interior collar

Fiber/Care: no tags, linen or a cotton/linen blend, gently washable

Condition: excellent, with only minor glitches, including those shown in the photo composite, a tiny hole (1mm) within the gathers at the lower bodice. we've stitched closed an inch-long open seam along the shoulder. Please note that this blouse currently has no closure mechanism. You'll need to add snaps or hooks&eyes or use brooches or safety pins at the back placket. Contact us if you'd like us to add closures for you for a nominal fee.

*This blouse is freshly laundered and ready to wear.*

Garment Measurements:
(taken with blouse lying flat and pinned so that placket overlaps as it would if there were snaps or hooks holding it closed)
 shoulders across top: 13"/33cm
 across back between blades: 11.5"/29cm
 sleeves: 24"/61cm
 neck circumference: 12"/3.5cm
 bodice: 17"/43cm (meant to blouse over)
 bust: up to 36"/91.5cm but meant to be loose
 waist: 24"/61cm

For reference: live model is a tall 9-year-old and the blouse fits her waist but is too big everywhere else. dress form Cecelia measures bust 33.5", waist 23", neck 14.25", and the blouse fits her bust/waist but won't close around her neck or broad upper back. 

Our items are not newly manufactured "vintage style" pieces. They are true vintage, at least 20 years old. Please read condition report provided above.    

Note to International Customers: Significant overages in shipping fees (where applicable) will be refunded. You are responsible for any taxes or import fees.


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