1910's Edwardian Crisp-White Embroidered Linen Needle-Lace Jacket & Skirt


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1910's Edwardian Crisp-White Embroidered Linen Needle-Lace Jacket & Skirt

$1,200.00 USD

ID: 0923178

Size: medium

Condition: Excellent

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 This breathtaking Edwardian couture walking suit is in a class of its own. The detailed construction and meticulous attention to detail are comparable to what you will find in modern day haute-couture. The exquisite crisp-white linen embroidered cutwork is trimmed with needle-lace which gives the garment depth and texture. Linen is the oldest textile in continuous human use, appearing initially in ancient Mid Eastern civilizations. It is easy to understand its lasting popularity: linen garments remain crisp, clean and cool in the hottest of weather. I love the corded nipped-waist and lean,long cuffed-sleeves. This magnificent ensemble resonates powerfully today, not only because of its intrinsic beauty, but also because it is an important aesthetic artifact of the 1910's period.

Jacket Bust: 38 inches
Waist: 30 inches Sleeve
Length: 23 inches
Total Length: 28 inches
Skirt Waist: 28 inches
Hips: 40 inches
Total Length: 44 inches

This 1910's Edwardian antique walking suit is in excellent condition with no rips, stains or holes. Perfectly working metal hook-eyes. This item is over 100 years old and is truly stunning! Wearable piece of fashion history.