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American Duchess: 18th Century Stays - Who, What, When, Where, Why, and How

Historical costuming and vintage sewing projects, with dress diaries and research on period dress from the to the century.

reproduction 1790 mourning round gown (back)

Ever since looking through Kendra& Europe trip pictures back in I& been in love with a dress in a painting called The Dauphin Tak.

QUEEN ELIZABETH II |  Coronation gown, jewelry and crown.

Queen Elizabeth II, Coronation gown, jewelry and crown, designed by Norman Hartnell

Before the Automobile: Robe à l'Anglaise

The dress is made of century reproduction Dutch chintz and lined with linen. It is hand sewn with linen tread. Each piece of the bodice.