As Is Size 8 Antique Blouse - 1910s Early 1920s Black Silk Top - Shattered Weighted Silk & Gelatin Sequins - Bow Sash Waist - Bust 35

$ 34.99

Poor condition 1910s silk waist with long sleeves, a collarless neckline, and sash style bow at left hip. The look is layered but actually one piece, with a tunic style panel over the long-sleeved bodice. Has gathered narrow cuffs with bow accents, and gelatin sequins detailing the armholes & center waist. Too fragile to be wearable; best for study or display.

Ladies' Size
8 to 9

Bust 35, Waist 30; Shoulder to Shoulder 13.75, Sleeve Length 25.5, Neck to Hem 22 Inches


None, made by hand

Thin opaque black silk, crisp and obviously weighted, shattering (see Condition Detail below); black gelatin sequins

Hidden snaps along left neckline and torso


Condition Detail
Silk is extremely fragile and shattering throughout, primarily at shoulders and under arms; the sequins are loose in multiple places with most still attached but no longer stitched down, not wearable due to fragility

Washing Instructions
If necessary, dry clean by hand with a dry cleaner experienced in antique clothing

Please note: All measurements (bust - waist - hip) are the maximum body measurements that will fit the item. These measurements already have ease subtracted and they are not actual fabric widths. To get actual fabric widths add two inches at the bust - one inch at the waist and two inches at the hip.

Size listed is a modern size. Any available vintage size is noted in the Label description. Please remember vintage sizes and modern sizes can vary a great deal.

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