Sunday, May 10, 2009

1820 Ball Gown Reproduction

Don't get bored ... sew...a master piece
My 1820 ball gown reproduction is made of beige Dupioni Silk & lace.

The original can be seen at Victoria & Albert Museum in London (UK).
Thank you to "" for providing us with such great information on costume history.

front of the gown

back of the gown

details - click on picture to enlarge -

Sunday, March 22, 2009

Once upon a time, there was a blue Princess....

This dress and pelisse were custom made for one of my private clients.
The coat is a reproduction of an original 1815 pelisse owned by this lady.
It is made in brocade and lined with the same silk charmeuse as the dress.

Please, click on pictures for more details.