Fancy Antique linen pantaloons c.1880 Ė because girls just want to have fun!

Antique linen pantaloons in perfect unused condition.  These were made nice and wide for tennis or bicycling (gasp!) and are embellished with rows of nunís pleats and some of the most beautiful broiderie anglese around the legs Iíve ever seen.  The nunís pleats date these anywhere from 1880-90.  I donít believe they were ever worn as there was no back button, nor any indication there ever was one.


They have a 31Ē waist and a nice 31Ē circumference around each leg.  The inseam measures 18.5" inseam (that's longer than you think.. measure)!  They have no yellowing, stains or damage.  These were carefully cleaned and pressed by me Ė and what a joy it was!  Every time I look at them I'm stunned at how "new" they look.  Amazing.


My sister tells me our Grandma Jessie had a pair of these stored in an old trunk in her attic Ė in pink!  HmmmmÖ quite the little strumpet in her day, wasnít she???  Lol.
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