Window of Fort Niagara overlooking Lake Ontario! I am wearing a winged cap of sheerest cotton organdy and a fichu of sheer cotton.


My favorite Bonnet of cream silk with orange/green changable silk trim. It keeps the sun off while looking stylish!


Mom’s robe Anglaise for the 1750’s. It’s open in the front for a stomacher. Made of heavy blue and cream striped cotton, it looks stylish and correct while being comfortable. Looks good with the new hat!


Blue silk/linen Robe D’Anglaise with ruching around the neckline. Rough linen apron with stroked gathers at waist. Striped petticoat of heavy cotton. White linen shift and cap. Despite how I look, I find this attire, especially the corset, very comfortable and easy to function in.


Back view of Robe D’Anglaise showing pleats and ruching.


Blue linen jacket with embroidery on the peplums. Not as much worn as a gown, but good for “undress” occasions.


Green caraco jacket with embroidery on the pockets.


Jamming with friends on my cittern, Rosetta, at Ft Fredrick Market Days.

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