This ivory lace and tulle gown was inspired by a painting of Elizabeth of Austria from a painting by Franz Russ, (c.1860).triple layered lace skirt over crinoline hoop. Velvet train with appliquéd detail. Intricately beaded boned bodice over typical mid-nineteenth century corset. Complete reproduction costume including corset, crinoline, petticoats, bum-roll, beading. From £1200
This elaborately decorated gown is constructed in a silk dupion embroidered in a metallic gold thread. The intricately ruched ribbon detail is painstakingly applied by hand to avoid the heavier 'hammered down' effect which would occur if attached by machine.
Rossetti Costumes & Bridal Gowns - 18th and 19th Century