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Vestee, or Chemisette, sheer fabric, probably American, ca. 1860s. Opens in back, shoulders pieced in, front embroidery, on a band with tapes to adjust waist. [Note 2 repairs.] MET

Vestee, or Chemisette, sheer fabric, probably American, ca. 1860s. Opens in back, shoulders pieced in, front embroidery, on a band with tapes to adjust waist. [Note 2 repairs.] MET

Undersleeves  Date:1850s Culture:British Medium:cotton Accession Number:1980.72.5a, b

Undersleeves Date:1850s Culture:British Medium:cotton Accession Number:1980.72.5a, b

1860s tulle undersleeves trimmed with black velvet ribbon, black silk lace, and figures cut from black velvet. Black thread-covered buttons at cuff. ModeMuseum Provincie Antwerpen.

1860s tulle undersleeves trimmed with black velvet ribbon, black silk lace, and figures cut from black velvet. Black thread-covered buttons at cuff. ModeMuseum Provincie Antwerpen.

Visiting dress, Worth, ca. 1895. Burgundy silk faille trimmed with velvet, cord flower heads, and lavender silk-fringed tassels. Boned bodice has leg-o-mutton sleeves, It closes with velvet-covered buttons down front & is lined in ivory silk. Sleeves have double lace ruffle at wrists. There's also a pleated silk jabot. Shasta's Vintage/ebay

Visiting dress, Worth, ca. 1895. Burgundy silk faille trimmed with velvet, cord flower heads, and lavender silk-fringed tassels. Boned bodice has leg-o-mutton sleeves, It closes with velvet-covered buttons down front & is lined in ivory silk. Sleeves have double lace ruffle at wrists. There's also a pleated silk jabot. Shasta's Vintage/ebay

Circa 1850-55 muslin Victorian Engageante Undersleeve Killerton Fashion Collection © National Trust / Sophia Farley and Renée Harvey

Circa 1850-55 muslin Victorian Engageante Undersleeve Killerton Fashion Collection © National Trust / Sophia Farley and Renée Harvey

Cuff National Trust Inventory Number 1362050 Date	1780 Materials	Lace, Silk

Cuff National Trust Inventory Number 1362050 Date 1780 Materials Lace, Silk

Undersleeves, 1850s. Probably American. Cotton. Length along bottom: 17 1/2 in. Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Undersleeves, 1850s. Probably American. Cotton. Length along bottom: 17 1/2 in. Metropolitan Museum of Art.