Regency

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Regency ensemble of pink cotton with silk spencer in grey. Bonnet is of white satin with hand-made ribbon roses.

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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.

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Bonnet is shirred with ribbon pleated on top. The curtain is very short and brim very deep. Silk ties.

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Front of bodice is gathered while the skirt is flat.

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Newmarket coat (cutaway frock) from Devere’s of grey wool. Breeches of black linen.

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Back of coat showing silk covered buttons and tail pockets.

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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.

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Feeding the ducks!

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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.

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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!

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Published on February 9, 2009 at 7:54 pm  Leave a Comment  

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