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 and sleeve cuffs with pearl shell buttons.
Chest across at Armpit: 15"
Shoulder across: 12 1/2"
Waist across at smallest point: 22"
Sleeve from Shoulder point: 12"
body length from Centre Back: 18"
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.