1790's Costume

This costume was made for the Seattle Costume Con 18th century Salon. It was styled to look like a drawing from Jean Hunnisette's book "Period Costume for the Stage and Screen, Patterns for Women's Dress 1500-1800." The photos and Illustration on the construction of this costume were compiled for an article that appears in the ICG newsletter (to read a copy of the article click here). (For more on the International Costumer's Guild see their web site.) For full size views click on the images or the text below.



Front & Back View



Petticoat



Peplum


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