Bodice, Austrian, silk, metal, wool, synthetic, 1890-99. This handsome piece incorporates an interesting combination of materials with lively patterning and embroidery. The puffed sleeves mimic the leg-o-mutton style prevalent in the 1890s. Regional costumes often evolved over time, incorporating fashionable trends with traditional forms.
Rich and filled with details! A polka dotted goldish brocade bustier cut blouse with sheer sleeves and a striking back having a zardosi appliqué. Added detail magic in the form of multi coloured piping makes this one versatile blouse. Pair with any saree having red, blue or green details and own that event!