Reproduction of an 1840s Winterhalter painting. First mock in red calico with red dupioni silk sash.
BodiceRed and beige calico cotton bodice, boned, back buttonhole laced closure, drawstring on neckline, sheer ruffle drape on top neckline, black button as broach, and underarm/bust pads (fills in the space between underarm and bust). Beige cotton sleeves pleated at top and flare at bottom (sleeve mock may need to be changed - currently right and left are different).
Base Pattern: Simplicity 5724.
SkirtRed and beige calico cotton skirt with generous pleats, set in waistband, hook and eye back closure.