Monday, September 21, 2015

Green Wool Skirt, 1850s/60s

Still working away at several large projects, but I did finally finish the sage green wool skirt.  It's intended for use with a contrasting basque bodice (for fashionable late 1850s wear) or a with a white waist and silk belt (for fashionable early 1860s wear).  The skirt is knife-pleated--box pleats at center front and back--and has black wool tape applied to the faced hem.

Green wool skirt with knife pleats, 1850s-1860s.

1 comment:

  1. Nice work! Can't wait to see it together with the basque!

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