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RH 212 1560s-70s French Gown

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RH 212 1560s-70s French Gown
EUR 25.00 incl. VAT

Size : EUR 23.00 incl. VAT

(EUR 19.33 excl. VAT)

Full-size paper patterns with complete instructions and historical notes for 1560s-70s Elizabethan Lady's overgown and kirtle known as a "French Gown". Included are overgown, boned kirtle, farthingale, forepart, sleeves, and directions for a smock and partlet with ruffled collar.

Kirtle and gown fits busts 30½"-48" and waists 23"-41". All Sizes in one envelope. Historical notes and embellishment suggestions included.

Suggested Fabrics
Kirtle, Overgown, Forepart and Sleeves:
light weight to coat weight wool, velvet or silk brocade, light linen for lining
Partlet, Smock: light linen
Farthingale: medium-weight silk or linen, reed or cane for hoops

Yardage Requirements:
Kirtle or gown: 6 yds 45" or 4½ yds 60" wide
Lining (optional): 6 yds 45” or 4½ yds 60” wide
Smock 3 yds at least 60” wide
Sleeves 2 yds at least 45” wide
Forepart 2 yds at least 45” wide
Farthingale 3 yds at least 45” wide

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