LOUISE D'ÉPINAY, Complete 18th-century dress in burgundy silk taffeta and tartan shawl

€469

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This 18th-century historical dress faithfully reproduces the "English dress" or "Round Gown" worn in Western Europe and America around the years 1770-1785.
The LOUISE D'ÉPINAY 18th-century dress comes in one piece: the mantua is sewn to both sides of the skirt's front panel. The whole gown has a very generous volume of fabric.

The fitted linen bodice is full lined with cotton poplin. Its square neckline closes at the front with a band of eyelets on either side of the opening.


|| DESIGN FEATURES ||

- fabric: SILK TAFFETA
- color: BURGUNGY
- Round Gown in one piece
- Eyelets on both sides of front opening for a perfect fit
- Trimmings on the elbow sleeves and front opening
- a large skirt, pleated in the manner of the 18th century, 37,5 inches (95 cm) long.
- a large shawl in 100% wool tartan

|| INFOS ||
Your Size:

An 18th-century Round-Gown

The mantua gives LOUISE all its 1780 English gown character. It is made of a fitted bodice, lined with cotton poplin. Its square neckline closes at the front with a band of eyelets on either side of the opening.  A ribbon trims nicely trims the end of the preformed elbow sleeves.

How to dress

The LOUISE D'ÉPINAY dress is to be put on as follows: you slip your dress over your head through the opening. Then you adjust the skirt panel by tying the ties around the waist, like an apron. Once the skirt is in place, we slip your arms through the sleeves of the dress mantua that you'll tie at the front, passing a ribbon through the eyelets on either side of the opening.
In the presentation photos, the skirt is worn over a bum pad which adds volume to the hips and emphases the thinness of the waist.

 Before starting, make sure you know how to get your body measurements.

For any other size or if in doubt between 2 sizes, please contact me.

Size chart in inches

Size Chest
Waist
Hips
XXS 31,5 24 33,5

XS

 32,5

24,5 35

S

 33,5-34

25-26 36-37

M

 35-37

27-29 38-40

L

39-41

31-33 42-44

XL

42-44

34-37 46-48

XXL

45-47

38-40 50-52



Size chart in centimeters

Size Chest Waist Hips
XXS 80 61 85

XS

83

63 89

S

 85-87

65-67 91-93

M

89-94

69-74 95-100

L

99-104

79-84 107-112

XL

106-112

86-94 117-121

XXL

114-119

97-101 127-132

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