Regency ensemble of pink cotton with silk spencer in grey. Bonnet is of white satin with hand-made ribbon roses.
Back of dress shows box pleats and buttons of MOP. Neckline is sloping with poof sleeves. The spencer has a postilion in the back and narrow sleeves that go over the wrists.
Bonnet is shirred with ribbon pleated on top. The curtain is very short and brim very deep. Silk ties.
Front of bodice is gathered while the skirt is flat.
Newmarket coat (cutaway frock) from Devere’s of grey wool. Breeches of black linen.
Back of coat showing silk covered buttons and tail pockets.
Spencer of copper silk with pleats around the bottom band. Long narrow sleeves and glass “bird’s eye” buttons. Parasol cover also of copper silk.
Feeding the ducks!
Gown of sheer cotton with brown print (used in a recent Jane Austen BBC production!) The front has bands of fabric across to accent bust. Chocolate brown silk waist and armbands. Tucks at hem. Lots of hand work.
Copy of an original in sheer cotton print. Apron front with rows of piping around neckline. Long sleeves with alternate short sleeves. All hand done!