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Half Gown with Strap Skirt &. Long Gown c. 1800 (CWSSBD-02)

Half Gown with Strap Skirt &. Long Gown c. 1800 (CWSSBD-02)


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This pattern is based on an extant wrap dress held in the Wade Collection of  Snowshill Manor, UK. It enables you to recreat this beautiful dress as described in Janet Arnolds book  “Patterns of Fashion I” pages 44-45 without having to enlarge it first! The half gown is worn with the matching underskirt also included in the package and is suitable for morning occasions. The long gown can also be used for afternoon or evening wear. Similar half gowns are depicted in period fashion magazines and have been preserved in textile collections. A well documented pattern with detailed instructions.

Sizes S (Bust 85-90 cm = 34-36″), M (95-100 cm = 38-40″) and L (105-110 cm = 42-44″) included


Das Originial aus Seide in der Wade Collection


Lady’s Monthly Museum April 1799, Morning Dress

Ein weiteres 2-teiliges Morgenkleid aus bedruckter Baumwolle in der Sammlung der Snowshill Wade Collection