This Romantic Era dress was inspired by an original cotton American gown c. 1847 in the collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
This transitional style gown features wide, yoked neckline and gathered front bodice. The short, fitted sleeves are adorned with two rows of ruffles. The skirt is attached to the bodice via a fitted waistband. This gown fits at the natural waistline and is hemmed to the lower ankle. Closure is conveniently located at the center front. Shown over a corded petticoat and standard petticoat (not included but recommended.) Cameo not included.
The Brooks dress is one of our a custom gowns and can be ordered in your choice of fabric.* It is available in either standard sizing (see sizing reference below) or custom sizing (see our custom order form).**
Details: 100% cotton; partially lined; 132″ wide skirt; standard hem length- 38″; machine sewn with some hand stitched details
You can place a custom order for this gown conveniently through this posting or over in our full shop!
Please note this is a CUSTOM ORDER gown. Please allow 3-4 weeks for completion. Custom Order items are filled on first come first serve basis. To avoid delays, please contact us to enquire about our current custom order turn around times.
*Pricing DOES NOT INCLUDE fabric. You need to purchase 6 YARDS of our reproduction cotton fabric to complete your order.
**Please use our CUSTOM MEASUREMENT for non standardized sizing. Please submit your completed measurements to firstname.lastname@example.org. Custom orders are NOT placed on the sewing calendar until measurements are received.