There is no damage to the top. It is missing one button and three inner clasps. The skirt is in excellent condition and very wearable.
The waist fastens with a metal button. The bustle fastens with a glass button. The top of the button hole for the bustle fasten is torn. The skirt is maroon taffeta.
There is a ruffle at the bottom of the skirt. The back is longer then the front. There is a small hole in the back but it is covered by the bustle. Please see pictures for detail.
Length: 20 ½ center back to waist. 17 ½' center front to waist. 31 shoulder to end of tails.See my other listings for more vintage clothing and accessories. The item "2-Pc Victorian Bustle Dress Boned Bodice Maroon Taffata Velvet 1880 Excellent" is in sale since Sunday, May 2, 2021. This item is in the category "Clothing, Shoes & Accessories\Specialty\Vintage\Women's Vintage Clothing\Dresses". The seller is "buriedtreasure303" and is located in Castle Rock, Colorado. This item can be shipped worldwide.