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Replica gown - 1775 "Phebe Massey" dress - re-created by me from an extant dress in Broomall, PA.  Completely hand-sewn; chestnut brown silk; apron-front style skirt; 3/4 shaped sleeves; unusual 1-inch  'growth tuck' at hemline (usually only done on children's garments). Lined with antique linen. Exact pattern taken from original garment.

Replica gown - 1775 "Phebe Massey" dress - re-created by me from an extant dress in Broomall, PA. Completely hand-sewn; chestnut brown silk; apron-front style skirt; 3/4 shaped sleeves; unusual 1-inch 'growth tuck' at hemline (usually only done on children's garments). Lined with antique linen. Exact pattern taken from original garment.

Quaker Round Gown c.1775 Robe a l’anglaise round gown (back cut en fourreau), reproduction of extant dress of Phoebe Massey, c. 1775, at the Massey House., Broomall PA. Like the original, it is made in brown silk with a linen-lined bodice and sleeves; entirely hand-sewn and constructed from a pattern taken directly from the original garment. Mitts, white linen with blue silk embroidery, reproduction of extant item in the costume collection of Colonial Williamsburg (accession #1985-216.1).

Quaker Round Gown c.1775 Robe a l’anglaise round gown (back cut en fourreau), reproduction of extant dress of Phoebe Massey, c. 1775, at the Massey House., Broomall PA. Like the original, it is made in brown silk with a linen-lined bodice and sleeves; entirely hand-sewn and constructed from a pattern taken directly from the original garment. Mitts, white linen with blue silk embroidery, reproduction of extant item in the costume collection of Colonial Williamsburg (accession #1985-216.1).

My personal re-creation of a MMA 1780s painted gown and petticoat. All 12 yards of white silk,  handpainted; and the gown and petticoat completely handsewn; added ruffled frills to finish the necka dn sleeves are silk organza and antique lace edging.

My personal re-creation of a MMA 1780s painted gown and petticoat. All 12 yards of white silk, handpainted; and the gown and petticoat completely handsewn; added ruffled frills to finish the necka dn sleeves are silk organza and antique lace edging.

Renaissance gown; Side view and sleeve details  Sleeves are clasped with mother of pearl cabochons in gold settings. Gown is worn over a full-sleeved silk chemise with embroidered and leced edges.  The headdress is also taken from a Renaissance portrait.

Renaissance gown; Side view and sleeve details Sleeves are clasped with mother of pearl cabochons in gold settings. Gown is worn over a full-sleeved silk chemise with embroidered and leced edges. The headdress is also taken from a Renaissance portrait.

Quaker Dress Code | Photographs of brown Quaker dress belonging to Sarah Benson Walker ...

Quaker Dress Code | Photographs of brown Quaker dress belonging to Sarah Benson Walker ...

As the slim  'Directoire' styles became more elaborate, moving towards the early Romanticism of the 1820s, detailing became more complex. Detail of a ball gown, featuring seafoam-blue silk, cloth of gold gauze and lace; styled after an extant gown.

As the slim 'Directoire' styles became more elaborate, moving towards the early Romanticism of the 1820s, detailing became more complex. Detail of a ball gown, featuring seafoam-blue silk, cloth of gold gauze and lace; styled after an extant gown.

A chocolate brown silk 'Quaker' dress, circa 1818.  A chocolate brown silk 'Quaker' dress, circa 1818. with draw-string to raised waist and neck, with note attached stating it was 'worn by Elizabeth Banks Palmer in 1818', together with a plain linen waist pocket and a padded cotton bum-roll (3). - See more at: http://kerrytaylorauctions.com/one-item/?id=35&auctionid=402#sthash.2UNjdMjp.dpuf

A chocolate brown silk 'Quaker' dress, circa 1818. A chocolate brown silk 'Quaker' dress, circa 1818. with draw-string to raised waist and neck, with note attached stating it was 'worn by Elizabeth Banks Palmer in 1818', together with a plain linen waist pocket and a padded cotton bum-roll (3). - See more at: http://kerrytaylorauctions.com/one-item/?id=35&auctionid=402#sthash.2UNjdMjp.dpuf

This bodice is part of a dress that is included in Janet Arnold's 'Patterns of Fashion: Englishwomen's dresses and their construction c. 1860-1940, p36-37. "A dinner dress in ivory silk with satin stripes 3/8" wide, 1/16" apart. It is trimmed with ivory embroidered net and lace".  Maker: Madame Laferriere, 1882-83, ID no. 40.41a, in store| Museum of London

This bodice is part of a dress that is included in Janet Arnold's 'Patterns of Fashion: Englishwomen's dresses and their construction c. 1860-1940, p36-37. "A dinner dress in ivory silk with satin stripes 3/8" wide, 1/16" apart. It is trimmed with ivory embroidered net and lace". Maker: Madame Laferriere, 1882-83, ID no. 40.41a, in store| Museum of London

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