The William Morris
& Dance Costume
16th and 17th Century
18th and 19th Century
|18th Century Style
An eighteenth century styled gown with a boned brocade bodice and matching silk skirt. The sleeves are in classic georgian style - fitted to the elbow, ending in a fluted cuff, edged with pearls.|
The toning silk dupion skirt was worn over a large petticoat. The neckline of the bodice was edged in dyed pearls. |
For similar gowns see "Arts and crafts" (this section) and "Pandora" (Mediaeval Gowns).
Green-Gold Brocade 18th Century Wedding Gown Copyright © 2009 Theresa Blake. All Rights Reserved.