Product DetailsIt is a 2 piece, plus size civil war dress ensemble.
It is a striped bengaline, cotton blend drapery fabric. It has wonderful neutral colors. It is accented with matching hand pleated, dark brown colored satin ribbon and ivory lace.
The bodice has a lovely v-shaped neckline, with dropped shoulders. The neckline has been accented with hand pleated ribbon and ivory lace to frame your face. The full pagoda styled sleeves also have matching hand pleated ribbon. It has hidden hooks and eyes down the front. It has 4 darts in front and princess seams in the back for a perfect fit. The hemline has been hand hemmed. the front hemline is pointed and straight hemline in the back.
The skirt is 180 inches around. It is handpleated onto the matching waistband and has been hemmed to about 44 inches long. It, too, is accented with rusty brown satin ribbon.
It is designed to have a dickie or full blouse to be worn underneath the bodice. In the summer, use a dickie for neckline coverage or add a full blouse in the winter for warmth.
The gown itself measures waist of 38 inches with a bust of 46 inches
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