Here is a 19th century roller printed black on bright red linen 2 piece dress with black velvet neck, cuffs and blouse insert. The print is an all over small scale crescent design. The top opens down the front and has an attached insert of black velvet. Blouse closes with brass hooks and loops. Blouse has a hole on the right sleeve near the cuff as shown. Blouse is 8.5" long, 6.5" shoulder to shoulder, 5" around arm pits, 7" sleeve, 3.5" around cuffs and 11" around waist band hooked. Skirt is gathered to 1" wide waist band.. It opens 1/2 down back and closes with metal hook and loop. It is 8" long and 11" around waist. There is wear and thread loss at top of gathers near waist band right front, some age spots and a pin hole in the rear as shown. Fabric is otherwise sturdy and color is fresh. Pieces together on a doll are about 13" long. Dress is all hand stitched.
19th Century Hand Stitched 2 Piece Black on Red Roller Printed Linen Dress