Victorian White Cotton Lace Blouse. Over 100 years old...The lace is called Guipure and is the most labor intensive. All done by hand. In good used condition is attached at front with eye and hooks. Worn with Pansy bottoms.
Chest across at Armpit: 19 1/2"
Waist across at smallest point: 15 1/4"
Sleeve from Shoulder point: 18 1/2"
body length from Shoulder: 18 1/2"
Guipure Definition: Guipure is one of the earliest and most enduring types of the essential bridal fabric. ... The lace is made up of a continuous motif, which creates a denser, more raised pattern than other qualities, and often contains a floral or geometric design.