1787ish Round Gown

Read The Dress DiaryAttempt #1 (robe a la polonaise) and Attempt #2 (round gown)

The Concept

A late 1780s simple roundgown with lace collar and cuffs.

The Fabric & Trim

Green floral printed silk shantung.

The Pattern

Draped by me.


Arnold, Janet. Patterns of Fashion: English Women’s Dresses and Their Construction, c.1660-1860. New York: Drama Book, 1984.

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