With an undeniable yet subtle flair, this antique chemise slip is sure to please both you and the doll whom it adorns. Soft and supple white cotton organdy is neatly constructed in a slightly-boxed silhouette, with delicate lace trimming on the collar and armholes, and intricate catch stitching. This hand-made piece's was likely undertaken by a young girl in the early 1870s, perhaps as part of a school project; the initials "P.M." are embroidered on the back interior. Treat yourself and your favorite bisque doll with this lovely piece of antique history.
Measurements: Length (shoulder to bottom hem) -13" ; shoulder to shoulder - 8"
Condition: Pristine all original condition. Extremely minor age wear as to be expected. Likely kept safely in a closet for the majority of its life, this piece has been particularly protected from wear and tear. An overall fabulous piece.
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Lovely Antique White Organdy Chemise Slip w/Delicate Lace Trimming c. Early 1870s