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reproduction 1790 mourning round gown (back)

Before the Automobile: c. 1790 mourning round gown, 2012

Before the Automobile: 1790 round gown

18th century. Love this black silk taffeta, open robe gown and cap with black silk ribbon.

Love this black silk taffeta, open robe gown and cap with black silk ribbon.

Before the Automobile: 1790 round gown

Before the Automobile: 1790 round gown jubón negro y ¿basquiña?

late 18t Century mourning gown - back detail

late Century mourning gown - back detail

Levite or round gown, The Netherlands, 1780-1800. Sky blue silk taffeta with a light blue silk sash.

Levite or round gown, The Netherlands, Sky blue silk taffeta with a light blue silk sash. This is the kind of dress I imagine Mary Challoner from Heyer's Devil's Cub would wear.

Elizabeth (Heida Reed) engagement party dress costume fitting. Dress made from washed silk. Courtesy of Marianne Agertoft/Mammoth Screen. | Poldark, as seen on Masterpiece PBS

Elizabeth (Heida Reed) engagement party dress costume fitting close-up. Dress made from washed silk. Courtesy of Marianne Agertoft/Mammoth Screen.

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I finished the striped linen round gown for Under the Redcoat on Friday night.

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Reproduction 1790 mourning round gown from Before the Automobile.

Before the Automobile: c. 1790 mourning round gown, 2012

Before the Automobile: 1790 round gown

Before the Automobile: c. 1790 mourning round gown, 2012

A gorgeous reproduction late century mourning gown, via The Aristocat.

ephemeral-elegance: “ Woven Half Mourning Dress, ca. 1790-1800  (Did they have mourning attire rules in 1790?  I thought that was more a thing in place once Victoria lost Albert?) ”

ephemeral-elegance: “ Woven Half Mourning Dress, ca. (Did they have mourning attire rules in I thought that was more a thing in place once Victoria lost Albert?

Before the Automobile: A masquerade dress and a truly scary mask

mourning mask (creepy) but the dress is perfect

Find this Pin and more on Beautiful Costume Reproductions.

Before the Automobile A woman fascinated in historical fashion finds time to make a dress.

Kerchief For modesty sake, a woman wore a kerchief of silk, linen or cotton. Only for a formal occasion such as a party or ball would she n...

Kerchief For modesty sake, a woman wore a kerchief of silk, linen or cotton. Only for a formal occasion such as a party or ball would she n.

Wonderful website showing the construction and fitting of a late 18th C 'round gown' (koshka-the-cat.com)  She wears it over three petticoats, stays and a cuffed shift.  This is the type of 'common' dress Mary adopted.

Fitting and Proper Round Gown Reproduction

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