Antique 1890s 1900s Black and Red Gothic Steampunk Victorian Bodice, XXS

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Ravishing antique late 1890s to early 1900s turn of the century Victorian bodice in dark black fine wool with blood red silk taffeta and net lace! I get total gothic vampire vibes from her and she also looks fantastic paired with modern jeans. She's styled with a crew neck, however, she does have a separate banded collar that has hook/eye closures if you wanted to go with a more dramatic effect. The upper yoke is made of red silk taffeta that is covered in black net with square designs. Ruffled black silk taffeta followed by a layer of red silk taffeta flare out from the yoke. The center waist has tight gathers creating a more fitted blouson effect and a black silk taffeta waistband encircles the hem with a bow accent that hooks into place on the left hand side. Her fitted long sleeves have black silk taffeta hems that are red on the underside - they easily flip up and I like showing off some more of the red! Interior is lined with glazed cotton and has hook/eyes down center. All interior seams are boned and the back interior bodice has two hooks that would have originally hooked onto a matching skirt - unfortunately the skirt is no longer with the bodice.

Label: None
Content: Fine wool (not scratchy at all), silk taffeta, net, glazed cotton

Best Fit: XXS
Bust: 31” flat up to 32”
Waist: 23 1/2”
Length: 18”
Shoulder Width: 12 3/4”
Sleeve Length: 26 1/4”

Separate Banded Collar: 12 1/2" circumference

Condition: Very Good with minor TLC needed.
2 tears to interior cotton bodice near closures - should be reinforced with fabric or darned before wearing (I did not hook this area for the pics). Wear to underarm seams with darned stitches. Minor spotting to red taffeta - really not visible when wearing & a couple holes to net.

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