Product DetailsThis is a 2 piece Civil War dress/gown. It has basic styling that can be dressed up with collars, cuffs, or a belt. It can also be dressed down with an apron to look more like a work gown. It is made of 100% cotton, quilters fabric. It is a beautiful sage green textured cotton. The texture gives it added depth and interest. It is accented with black spider braid.
The bodice has a lovely jewel neckline with dropped shoulders and 2 piece coat styled sleeves. It 4 darts in front with princess seams in the back, for the perfect fit. It is fully lined and closes down the front with pearl type buttons. The sleeves and hemline have been hand finished.
The bodice front and back have been accented with black spider braid. It is done in a stairstep pattern. The bodice front has black fabric covered buttons as well. The sleeves have been accented with matching braid in a similar pattern.
The skirt is a full 225 inches around and has been hand hemmed to approimately 44 inches. It has been handpleated onto a matching waistband and closes in the back with hooks and eyes. It has braid starting at the center front, stairsteping its way down toward the hemline, around the back in stairsteps, and back up to the center front.
The gown, itself, measures
waist of 38 inches with a bust of 46 inches