|I like how versatile a polonaise'd skirt can be - wear it up with a walking-length petticoat, or down with a full-length petticoat. I don't have it pulled up all the way here, just a bit.|
|Historical Dog wanted to be in the photos, that is, until I tied a bow around her neck, then she wasn't so sure.|
|This photo shoot was for promoting the new clocked stocking line (you'll recognize the picture on the left from Facebook maybe). Legs aside, I finally got a chance to wear the painted and be-ribboned Pemberlies I made ages ago, for this dress.|
1770s Robe a l'Anglaise
- Based on a gown in Janet Arnold, Patterns of Fashion 1: Englishwomen's Dresses & Their Construction C. 1660-1860
- Upholstery-weight silk stripe, paired with a silk shantung petticoat
- Worn over prow-front stays, small panniers, and one petticoat.
- Stockings and Shoes from my line.