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1909 to 1913 Day and Evening Dress
  • Model: L#104
  • Manufactured by: Laughing Moon Mercantile

Price:   £14.49

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Details: 1909 to 1913 directoire (slightly empire) dress has princess seamed (boning optional) bodice to waist, with short or elbow-length sleeves. Two choices can go over that: kimono sleeve shown in view A, or overbodice shown in view B. The skirt is sewn to the underbodice raised from the waist 2" in front, and raised higher in back. The back can be trained or not, with either a square or pointed shape. Back opening has period placket, with hooks and eyes, or modern zip. An optional overskirt can be added and modified to be straight or "v"-ed. Dress pieces are interchangeable. A separate guimpe (blouse) has a high collar, two-piece sleeves, and buttons down the back. Period sewing methods are shown, and modern shortcuts suggested.
Fits women with a chest size of 28.5" to 48".

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This product was added to our catalogue on Tuesday 24 May, 2005.

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