Red Printed Cotton Open Robe

Red Robe Red Robe Back
CC27 1790s Printed Cotton Open Robe

Click to enlarge. Top left: front view. Right: back view. Bottom left: wearing at Costume Con 27 in 2009. Right: wearing at a regency card party in 2011.

Pattern: Period Impressions Bib Front, modified to be an open robe
Fabric: Cotton print for the fashion fabric, linen for the lining, cotton thread
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Notes: Begun in October 2008, finished in November 2008. Main references were Costume in Detail by Nancy Bradfield (for the pleating of the skirt) and Costume Close Up: Clothing Construction and Pattern, 1750-1790 by Linda Baumgarten (for the construction technique used).