C.1865-1869. Cotton print dress. Delicate cotton print with red rose pattern. Hand and
machine sewing. The bodice
is lined in cotton and has a button front closure with double ruffled edge.
with 2 ruffles around each cuff. The skirt is finely cartridge pleated onto the waist of the bodice with a very full hem. The very fine cotton is fragile and has some small splits and the sleeves have damage although difficult to see with the busy print
. Bust 34, waist 26, skirt length 43. (Formerly Melanie Talkington)