Mini Top Hat free pattern and tutorial on www.fleecefun.com
Light blue silk open robe with ruche trimmed edging and scalloped flounces to underskirt; two tiers of ivory lace and white ribbons to elbows and center front of lace trimmed stomacher; strands of pearls about wrist and black velvet choker to throat; contrasting embroidered toed shoes. Companion behind in vibrant blue is wearing one white long kid glove across chair back. Detail from The Gore Family with George, 3rd Earl Cowper, 1775 by Johan Joseph Zoffany
This is the Swedish warship Vasa, it sank in 1628 and was recovered from the ocean in 1961 almost completely intact. This is the only remaining intact ship from the 1600's. This ship is housed in The Vasa Museum in Stockholm Sweden. A museum built around the ship.
Steampunk Victorian Olive Khaki Hitched High Collar Bustle Top- ebay private listing- must find pattern
Fashion historian Kimberly Alexander arranges the Elizabeth Bull Colonial wedding dress, which dates back to 1730, for viewing.