Beautiful Victorian bodice/jacket constructed of black, voided velvet, likely updated in the 1920s.
Gorgeous, black, voided velvet in a large flower pattern along with small flower buds.
Black organza bodice insert panel with a design of coiled, real metal cording - of finely twisted gold tone metal wires over a cotton core base, and also the very tiniest gold tone metal cording wrapped around black chenille yarn - incredible!
Long sleeves with silk satin ruffles; bodice has a fullness as this was originally worn over a corset and bustle.
Attached belt, stitched to the jacket at the right sid…