Ode to the blue, it is enticing pulling of one into it's web. Making one visualize a misses eyes alight upon seeing it and imaging the garment that could be made. Measuring 17" selvages from top to bottom, the original lining as well. There is a pocket split at top , intentional for the pocket, it is 17" into the fabric and lining. Two weaving mistakes when held to the light, but they have probably been there from manufacturing.
Antique blue Civil War silk taffeta fabric and lining dolls women restoration reenactments