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The Brooks Dress
Available in custom sizing
When placing your order, please specify fabric selection for gown (list 2/not suitable for stripes)
Please allow 3-4 weeks for the completion of this garment.*
Special Order #1830W
(for silk please add $80.00)
*Completion times are estimates and not guarantees. To avoid delays or additional fees, please email us for current turn-around times.
Image courtesy The Metropolitan Museum of Art
gown was inspired by an original c. 1847 cotton American gown in
Metropolitan Museum of Art’s collection (shown at left). The original
gown closes at the center back. However, I chose to design this dress
with a front closure for ease of dressing without assistance. My
replica closes at either the front or the back.
Replica gown (above) shown over chemise, corset, corded petticoat, and standard petticoat.