10s House Dress in Cotton Calico - med, lg

SKU: 00154-001
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This Titanic era house dress is what was worn at home in the 1910s if you did not live at Downton Abbey! Cotton calico in a black and white on gray print featuring tiny hearts. Eight-button placket with hand-stitched buttonholes. Collar with hand blanket-stitching trim. Slightly raised set-in waistband is finished inside and out. Long sleeves have single-snap cuffs. White linen trims the cuffs, collar, and roomy patch pockets. Dress is gathered above and below the waistband, with extra fullness and length in back. A particularly lovely example of increasingly hard-to-find everyday clothing from the 1910s.

Labels: none -- home sewn with care and attention to detail

Fiber/Care: unmarked, cotton and linen, washable

Condition: strong, sturdy and completely wearable. as would be expected, there are few minor glitches - there's a small "bite" taken out of the back hem, with a few scattered holes (none larger than a pencil eraser) and a cluster of small rust stains just above. there's a some wear and tear (one is repaired, the top one is not) to the buttonholes, and a small vertical tear near the cuff of the left sleeve. all are repairable, if desired.

*This house dress is freshly laundered and ready to wear.*

Garment Measurements:
 shoulders: 18"/45.5cm
 sleeves: 23"/58cm
 bodice (shoulder to top+bottom of band): 13+15"/33+38cm
 waist (across band): 34"/86.25cm
 hips: free
 length: 50"/127cm on front, 55.5"/141cm on back 

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(BDV SKU: 00154-011)

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