A basic gathered Blouse Waist popular in 1893 that has a gathered front and back, with a fitted lining. The center front is cut on the straight of grain, for use with plaids and stripes. It features a Balloon Sleeve with fitted lining and a removable Jabot. The gathered blouse waist style was popular from the 1880s, and with a different sleeve, can easily be adapted to the late bustle era. Or, left sleeveless, it can be used effectively as a “vest” for wear under jackets for an 1880-1900 look.
Sizes (Bust 75 – 125 cm = 30 – 50″, Waist 55 – 105 cm = 22 – 42″) included.