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Pet en lair mid 18th century

The presented costume consists of a petticoat and a short version of the robe francaise called pet en lair This type of the outfit was very popular for most of the eighteenth century. It was a dress for less formal occasions, but it did not detract from its elegance. The presented model has been made … Continue reading »

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Early 17th Century Dutch Gown

This historical costume presents a characteristic type of wealthy women’s clothing known from numerous paintings of Dutch Baroque painting. It is made of several layers. Underwear The layer closest to the body includes a shirt decorated with lace inserts, a woolen petticoat decorated with stripes of black velvet and a red stays. The stays are … Continue reading »

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Male attire 60s XVIII c. with embroidered silk vest

The garment consists of a shirt, a long vest, justaucorps and short trousers. Justaucorps are made of red velvet and have a decorative gallon sewage. Beautifully embroidered the front of cream silk vest. The floral motif was made on the basis of original historical embroidery patterns preserved on similar objects of this type. The design … Continue reading »

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Corset – 1840’s

The corset’s tailoring has been designed on the basis of the preserved specimen that is one of the exhibits of the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York. It has only one fastening in the form of lacing on the back. The corset has breasts’ gussets that have been sewn through with strings in order … Continue reading »

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Female velvet dress (c. 1882)

The dress consists of two parts – a skirt and a tunic. The design of the dress comes from the French magazine “La Mode Illustree” from 1876. Nevertheless, it has been adapted to the needs of a bigger bustle (from 1882). First of all, the train of the skirl and tunic has been removed, it has also been … Continue reading »

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Corset with blue flossing

The presented corset is typical of the second half of the 1870’s and 1880’s. There were many sewing patterns of these types of corsets in the magazines of that period. The corset is made of two layers of a cotton fabric. It has got two fasteners, a busk at the front and lacing at the … Continue reading »

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Dress from 17th century (c. 1670)

The dress consists of a bodice with an outer skirt and petticoat. The dress’s bodice has two layers. The inner bodice – stays has been made of two layers of linen, stiffened with soft reeds. The whole surface is covered with tunnels, the only place that has not been stiffened is at the shoulders. The … Continue reading »

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Dress from 19th century (c. 1882)

The dress has been made in accordance with the model published in the magazine titled “La Mode Ilustree” No. 38. It has been sewn of plum taffeta. There are two parts: a bodice and a skirt. The two parts are decorated by trimmings in the form of a black appliqué (decoration design was published together … Continue reading »

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Dress with a tunic from 19th century (1869)

The design of this dress, together with its sewing pattern comes from the French magazine “La Mode Illustree” No. 6 from 7 February 1869. It is a formal dress made of sateen. Dresses from that period of time have characteristic sloping shoulders and a wide crinoline skirt. The shape of crinoline, a flattened front and … Continue reading »

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Female dress from 1823

The dress is modeled on the outfit published in the French magazine “LE JOURNAL DES DAMES et DES MODES” on 15 November 1823. It has got characteristic cut for that period. The waistline is slightly raised in comparison to the natural level, the dress is flared in a cone shape and heavily gathered at the … Continue reading »

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