A sweet young child's calico bodice from the Civil War era. This calico fabric bodice is completely hand stitched in even small stitches. All of our Victorian and Edwardian antique children's clothing and accessories are perfect for your re-enactment and renaissance costuming needs!
Inside yoke and waist band portion is lined in white muslin. Yoke is gathered onto the bodice. Dropped shoulders. Buttons down the front with white china buttons. There are button holes in the waist band which would have fastened to skirt or underclothing.
Although this bodice is in very nice condition there is some printing loss to the calico fabric through the body of the bodice.
Note: The sleeves still retain the complete fabric pattern. Some oxidation markings from storage also.
Measurements are as follows: 10" long from shoulder seam to hem. 10" across the shoulders, 24" around the chest. 22" around the waist.