Click to enlarge. First row left: front view. Right: back view. Second row left: side view. Right: back neckline. Third row left: sleeve trim. Right: inside finishing. Fourth row left: at a 2011 holiday tea. Right: at Dress U 2012.
Pattern: Loosely based on the Period Impressions 1770s Polonaise
Fabric and Materials: Cotton print for the fashion fabric, lined with linen, cotton tape for the boning channels, spring and spiral steel boning, rayon/cotton braid trim, sewn with cotton thread
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Notes: Made spring/summer 2011. Entirely hand sewn out of the fabric (2 yards of 45″ width) left over from my 1790s open robe.