Underwear

Dutch Feminine Baroque Dress – 17th century

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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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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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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Corset (c. 1880)

The corset’s cut is based on information and designs from magazines from the turn of 1870’s and 1880’s.  The corset is quite long, it covers hips and bust.  It has been made of cream-gold sateen. Decorations are made of white cotton lace. The flossing is made of white cord. The whole corset is a charming … Continue reading »

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Dress with Roses

The presented dress is a bal dress from the beginning of 1850’s. The dress has been made of creamy and claret silk. It consists of a bodice and a separate skirt. The bodice is fastened by a hook-and-eye closures and it has got an inside boning, thanks to which it maintains an elongated and tight … Continue reading »

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Female dress from 15th century

The presented dress is a female out fit based on everyday female outfits from the 1st half of 15th century. It has been made of dark-green woolencloth lined with linen. The dress has got a short sleeve and lacing on sides. The skirt is let out by gores. Under the dress there is a linen … Continue reading »

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