This bodice is high necked for day wear or can be cut into a low square neck for evening events. The front can be either straight across or rounded in front and back. This style is particularly suited to 1878 – 1882. The fitted sleeve is in 2 pieces, and can be made either full- or ¾-length. The ball gown sleeve is a small pouf.
This pattern is available in two size groups, both are suitable for Bust 75 – 125cm = 30 – 50″. Please take your measurements: if bust measure minus waist measure is 7 inches or more, use size group A. If bust measure minus waist measure is less than 7 inches, use size group B.