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- Fashion Building Blocks: Women in the 1840s
Fashion Building Blocks: Women in the 1840s
Originally presented Saturday November 27, 2021.
Link to the presentation will be sent after payment is received. Link to the presentation is available for 2 weeks.
Join Amy Leibert in an exploration of women's dress in the 1840s.
So you want to do the 1840s- great idea! This presentation will break down the major styles and pieces of dress for the decade including under and outer garments. We will look at how styles changed over ten years based on paintings, portraits, fashion plates, photograph, and written sources. Since this presentation is geared towards costumers who want to recreate the period it will discuss available patterns as well as other resources for making or acquiring each piece of clothing.