Welcome to Revisiting The Romantic Era, my online archive containing the images and information that I've come across whilst researching this under represented era. I hope you enjoy your visit and find what you're looking for!

Tuesday, September 28, 2010

Embroidered Cotton Child's Frock

The bodice front and top of the shoulders are embroidered with small flowers and vines. A fine muslin ruffle trims around the neckline and extends over the tops of the short puffed sleeves. The waist, sleeve cuffs and lower edge of the hemline are trimmed with eyelet. The skirt has wide pin tucking. The hand stitched dress has a tie back closure at the neckline. Shoulders 9", Bust 18", Waist 18", Skirt length 15".



























1830s Child's Pique Gown

This dress is entirely handsewn with a drawstring closure at the neckline. Shoulders 12", Bust 24", Waist 20", Skirt length 15 ½ inches.






















Sunday, August 1, 2010

Mid 1830's Riding Habit






And here is a fashion plate depicting a similar gown.




1835 Child's Gown
















Wednesday, June 16, 2010

1830 Purple and Tan Geometric Print Gown







1825-1830 Striped Floral Cotton Gown











1825-1835 Lilac, Green and White Day Dress

Note how almost all of the skirt fullness is directed toward the back, the front is almost flat.





Wednesday, June 9, 2010