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Absolutely breathtaking 1880s Victorian Belle Époque skirt created from a beautiful silk taffeta featuring the most stunning sheer lace cutouts. This antique skirt is cut in a flattering trumpet style, creating lots of volume and drama at the bottom. Certainly designed for a wealthy woman, this special garment is quite a treasure! Unlined but opaque, hook & eye closures at waist. Eligible for layaway, please contact me for more details.
MEASUREMENTS: (taken with garment lying flat; waist & hips doubled for your convenience) →waist: 30 inches →hips: free →length: 41 inches
ESTIMATED SIZE: Medium
CONDITION: Excellent antique condition with some things to note: there are some visible hand repairs and stitching around the waist, a bit of stress near the front of the waistband and a few small discolorations at the hem. The hook & eye closures are the back are interesting and a bit complicated, but they get the job done. You could easily simplify if you'd like! Completely wearable and in such a rare style! Please keep in mind this is an antique garment, which means minor signs of wear are to be expected. Any significant flaws are always noted in the description. All garments are mended, cleaned and ready to wear unless otherwise noted.
MORE INFORMATION: No maker or content labels. Appears to be made of silk taffeta and lace.
PLEASE NOTE: Black Cat Clothiers only accepts returns if a mistake was made in describing the garment, for which we ask you to contact us within 3 days of receiving the garment. Please compare the detailed measurements noted above to one of your garments that fits you well. Please be aware all monitors display colors differently. Additionally, all of our clothing is pre-owned and vintage/antique, which means each piece may feature minor signs of wear, as noted in the description. To learn more, please view our store policies.