Historical Gown Construction

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Wanamaker's | Dressing gown | American | The Met Vintage Outfits, Vintage Gowns, Vintage Mode, 1890s Fashion, Edwardian Fashion, Vintage Fashion, Women's Fashion, Tea Gown, Jeanne Lanvin

Wanamaker's | Dressing gown | American | The Met

Wanamaker's | Dressing gown | American | The Met

Printed wool challis dress, circa - inside showing darts, boning, metal hooks in the placket and bust padding Victorian Women, Victorian Fashion, Victorian Dresses, Victorian Gothic, Gothic Lolita, Civil War Fashion, Civil War Dress, 19th Century Fashion, Period Outfit

Early Victorian Dress — Inside and Out

This is another dress I encountered while making an inventory of a friend’s vintage collection. I wish the photos were of better quality — at the time I had no idea of sharing them, and…

Inside a cotton sheer from the Met. and Martha McCain talk about research for Pattern design. Historical Costume, Historical Clothing, Historical Dress, Victorian Fashion, Vintage Fashion, French Fashion, Civil War Fashion, Sheer Gown, Civil War Dress

Martha McCain - Guest Blogger                    The Road to Extreme Research #3

Museums and Some Things I Have Learned Therein

Auction House Coutau-Bégarie - Robe à la française, époque Louis XVI, toile de coton imprimée à la planche de bois en noir et polychromie à décor de rameaux, guirlandes ondulantes de fleurettes et bouquets noués de roses et oeillets. Manteau à traîne à plis Watteau à compères lacés; manches sabot mi-longues et devant garnis de falbalas du même tissu bordés dune crête frangée de sourcils de hanneton. Jupon coulissé sur la taille, 18th Century Dress, 18th Century Clothing, 18th Century Fashion, Types Of Gowns, Rococo Fashion, Louis Xvi, Historical Clothing, Feminine Style, Fashion History

Vente aux enchères Robe à la française, époque Louis XVI, toile de…

La Gazette Drouot : le magazine n°1 des ventes aux enchères. Calendrier, résultats, catalogues, visites de salles...

Circa 1770/1780 France Manteau de robe en taffetas changeant rose pâle et vert de gris. Manches à sabot bouillonnées. Parements et basques de falbalas plissés et crantés. Corsage baleiné à fanons et compères lacés. Garniture de gaze façonnée sur le décolleté et aux manches. Bon état de conservation. Modèle présentée sur une mannequin de taille 32 ( équivalent buste d'enfant de 12 ans) 18th Century Dress, 18th Century Costume, 18th Century Clothing, 18th Century Fashion, Historical Costume, Historical Clothing, Court Attire, Costumes Couture, Bathing Costumes

Manteau de Robe à l’anglaise en taffetas changeant XVIIIe siècle

Circa 1770/1780 France Manteau de robe en taffetas changeant rose pâle et vert de gris. Manches à sabot bouillonnées. Parements et basques de falbalas plissés et crantés. Corsage baleiné à fanons et compères lacés. Garniture de gaze façonnée sur le décolleté et aux manches. Bon état de conservation. Modèle présentée sur une mannequin de taille 32 ( équivalent buste d'enfant de 12 ans)

Whenas in Silks (Robe a la francaise, silk moire lined with linen. 18th Century Dress, 18th Century Costume, 18th Century Clothing, 18th Century Fashion, Historical Costume, Historical Clothing, Dress Robes, Medieval Dress, Period Costumes

Whenas in Silks

Robe a la francaise, silk moire lined with linen and trimmed with silk fly fringe, 1770s, English.

Recreating this bodice on my reform dress bloomer outfit, using same colours. Victorian Green & Blue Silk Bust Enhancer Padded Ball Gown Bodice Top lining Close up. Victorian Women, Victorian Fashion, Vintage Fashion, Victorian Era, Historical Costume, Historical Clothing, 1850s Fashion, Bodice Top, Civil War Dress

1840's/1850's Ball Gown Bodice

From the seller: This antique Victorian era green and blue silk bust enhancer padded ball gown bodice top dates from the 1850s. It is hand stitched, made of a grayish green sage color silk fabric, with a bright royal blue color ruched gathered silk ruffle trim sleeve cuffs. This beautiful ball gown bodice top, has a rounded scoop low off the shoulder neckline, with a short cap sleeves and a short cropped fitted waist. It is fully lined in a cotton twill fabric, with silk covered cotton…

All The Pretty Dresses: Fabulously Awesome Purple Dress (many pics at link of construction and details) Victorian Gown, Victorian Costume, Victorian Fashion, Vintage Fashion, Victorian Gothic, Gothic Lolita, Historical Costume, Historical Clothing, Historical Dress

Fabulously Awesome Purple 1840's Dress

From the blogger: Without a body to fill the dress I'm not sure some of the measurements made sense - in particular the bust! Waist: 66 cm (~26 in) Bust: 70cm ( maybe this is why I couldn't do the hooks up!) (~27.5 in) Shoulder to waist: 39cm Waist to floor: 104 cm Width of first frill: 22 cm Width of second frill: 28cm Arm pit to first frill: 23cm" This is the project I was drawing Sue for http://www.se16.com/949-dr-salters-daydream-2013 and this blogger explains why I am remaking it…

 Glasgow, Scotland: Informations About Cotton gown bodice, © CSG CIC Burrell Collection. Glasgow, Scotland: Pin You can easily use my p 18th Century Dress, 18th Century Costume, 18th Century Clothing, 18th Century Fashion, 19th Century, Historical Costume, Historical Clothing, Textiles, Cotton Gowns

Glasgow Museums Collections Online

Cotton gown bodice, 1785–90 © CSG CIC Burrell Collection. Glasgow, Scotland:

Make an Apron-Front Regency Gown! (Part One) Apron-front gown from the Australian Dress Register 1800s Fashion, 19th Century Fashion, Vintage Fashion, Jane Austen, Australian Dresses, Australian English, English Dress, Regency Dress, Regency Era

Silver and blue shot silk dress

This regency style blue and silver shot silk dress dates from about 1810-1813. Its original owner is believed to have been Devonshire migrant, Ann Deane who arrived in Sydney in 1838 with her son Robert, daughters Ann and Mary and nephew Edgar. Ann's daughters established a private school for young ...