Antique Velvet Sailor Suit

SKU: 00769-009
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For your Little Lord Fauntleroy, a cotton velvet sailor suit from the early 20th century.

  • Consists of a long sleeve, snap-front, sailor-style top that securely buttons at the waist to matching shorts, keeping the look effortlessly neat and tidy.
  • Soft cotton velvet in rich brown is unlined, with smooth interior.
  • Shorts close with the buttons at the waist, sides overlapping.
  • Lovingly made with hand-sewn buttonholes.
  • Sailor suits of this type were popular from the mid-Victorian era through the 1940s. This one is no older than Edwardian, but the exact age is unknown.
  • Perfect for holidays, special occasions, or keepsake photos.

Labels: none - probably home sewn

Fiber/Care: no tags, cotton velvet / dry-clean

Condition: Presents beautifully. Strong and wearable by your modern toddler or pre-schooler. Close inspection reveals color shift at the upper back and some wear and tear to the collar's trim. Note that the intentional zig-zag cut edge of the top, which does not show when the suit is worn, is typical of these sets and does not mean the suit is unfinished.

*We've had this antique velvet shorts suit professionally dry-cleaned and it's ready to wear.*

Garment Measurements:
- we estimate this will fit a large toddler or small preschooler, but please carefully refer to the provided measurements - 
 shoulders: 12.5"/31.75cm
 chest: 28"/71cm
 sleeves: 12"/30.5cm
 length (to edge): 12.5"/31.75cm
 waist (buttoned): 23"/58cm
 outseam: 11"/28cm
 inseam: 3.25"/8.25cm
 front rise: 8.5"/21.5cm
 back rise: 10.5"/26.5cm

 Our items are not newly manufactured "vintage style" pieces. They are true vintage, at least 30 years old. Please read condition report provided above. 

Notes: International customers are responsible for any taxes or import fees. 



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