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1883 Riding Habit Bodice (TV464)

1883 Riding Habit Bodice (TV464)



Double breasted habit bodice taken from an 1883 tailoring guide. This was one style that was very popular during the late bustle era, and is suitable for 1882-1889. It has a roll collar/lapel, double points in the front, and square tail with a center back vent. The 2-piece coat sleeve is very slim, with a slightly full head. Combine this bodice with TV264 -1883 Habit Skirt for riding outfit. Or wear it with a regular skirt and overskirt for a tailored day dress. The sewing methods given in our instructions are for simple construction. If you desire a fully tailored jacket, it is recommended that you find further instruction into tailoring techniques.

Sizes XS-XXL (Bust 50 – 125 cm = 30 – 50″) included.