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Burgundy 18th century by lill-sara Burgundy 18th century by lill-sara
18th century polonaise dress of burgundy wool, the petticoat is black wool.

side/back wiev

Worn over the black stays and a white linen chemise.

The lovely mini tricorne was made by [link]
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:iconvelven:
Velven Featured By Owner Apr 4, 2013  Professional Artisan Crafter
Such a beautiful colour and it looks perfectly fitted too! Excellent job. :)
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lill-sara Featured By Owner Apr 8, 2013   Artisan Crafter
Thank you!
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Velven Featured By Owner Apr 11, 2013  Professional Artisan Crafter
No problem. :)
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HEXEnART Featured By Owner Feb 9, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Very beautiful work!
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lill-sara Featured By Owner Feb 9, 2012   Artisan Crafter
Thanks!
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Katikut Featured By Owner Feb 3, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
PER-FECT. Wich pattern? Janet Arnold? JP Rian? Another one? :D I'm curious!

How do you close the dress? Hooks and bones? or maybe just pins?

The whole gown is really onderful. I love it because it's simple and it perfectly fits you! :)
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lill-sara Featured By Owner Feb 5, 2012   Artisan Crafter
Thank you!
The pattern is Recontructing history Open Robe Anglais with Polonaise, slightly modified (without the pleating on the back).

For the closure in the front I used a hook and eye tape, I think that's the easiest way to make a closure for theses dresses.
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Katikut Featured By Owner Feb 6, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
I have this kind of tape too, for the moment I've only used pins to close my costumes but I should try this method next time :) I'm making a front zone soon, it can be a good occasion ^^

Thanks a lot for the answer, I didn't know the pattern you're talking about! I'm gonna check! :)
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lill-sara Featured By Owner Feb 7, 2012   Artisan Crafter
You´re weolcome!
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silverstah Featured By Owner Jan 30, 2012  Professional Artisan Crafter
Oh, this is lovely! I love how CLEAN it looks - no frills or ruffles to detract from the drape of the dress. Lovely.
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