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 -


  1. Absolutely wonderful Chantal!! This is such a magnificient dress and done to perfection!


  2. You clearly have a passion for fashion, costume and history - this is stunning - a true work of art