Click to enlarge via Flickr. Left: front view at Harpers Ferry 2012. Right: back view at Annapolis Comic Con 2012.
Pattern: Truly Victorian 1879 Cuirass Bodice, 1878 Tie-Back Underskirt, 1883 August Overskirt
Fabric and Materials: Black pleather for the fashion fabric, flat lined to cotton twill for the lining.
Blog Posts: Here and here
Notes: Made fall 2012. I started the cowl from a pattern for a three piece coif (found here by Cynthia Virtue)