rock the frock- sheer 1870s

era: late 1870s

material: plain cotton and cotton organdy

found: march 2003,

The skirt is walking length so I can just imagine the owner outside and wearing this frock.

Note the bodice front ruched panel is almost certainly a plastron with a button fastening underneath.

While this dress is made as one piece, this shares similarities with removable sheer overdresses.

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