ERA- This item is from the 1800s
MEASUREMENTS - The skirt is 45 inches long, it will fit 22 inches at the waist, 38 inches at the hips, 140+ inch hem sweep
LABEL - none
FABRIC - ribbed midweight silk
Not a dark burgundy, and with kind of an orange undertone rather than reddish. Full length skirt with wide pleats in the back, lsightly longer back, full hem sweep. It has black velvet ribbon trim and black sequin and beaded appliques. Skirt hooks on the back of the waist and has
snaps down the waist opening. Unlined.
CONDITION - Fair to good condition.
* There is some black undertone in areas, maybe the skirt was originally black and faded to this color?
* The top of the waist is rough with two 1 inch tears and wear spots on the back of the waist and the fabric was handstitched kind of sloppily to a black band inside of the waist.
*When you hold the skirt to the light, you can see many tiny scattered holes. 1/2 inch tear.
*There are some snaps missing on the back opening.
*The bottom of the hem is worn and split on the fold in large areas.
*There are spots and stains including a 1 inch black spot.
*All of that being said, it's still a fairly nice skirt.