An elegant set of a polonaise and a petticoat in silk.
*stunning striped silk ( James Hare), in garnet, light and crispy
* polonaise bodice lined with cotton
* decorated with pinked and pleated self trim and black braid
*bodice closes in front - for historical accuracy, with pins ( not included). the front can overlap, or meet, depending on size, hooks anr eyes were also used in the period, but will require an ideal fit - the new onwer can add them later on ( or have them added), if required.
* skirt closes with tapes, so easy to regulate size. ( when wearing, first tie the ties of the back piece in front, and then the ties of the front piece at the back :-)
*hat and pocket hoops not included. see a separate listing for the pocket hoops!
* for economy's sake, the inside fiish is modern - do contact us if you would like bespoke clothing made using original Georgian techniques! Bespoke set like these start from £400 plus fabric.
bodice closes at chest - 40", waist 32", 3/4 sleeve . As mentioned before, easy to adapt for a smaller fit by simply pinning tigheter, verlaping the front. Please measure yourself on the stays, not without!
Skirt easy to regulate with the ties, size 10-14
Probably best suited for UK sizes 12- 14 .Here shown on a busty size 12...
It needs to be worn on correct support garments:stays and hip supports ( pads, rolls - please contact us if you'd like to order them!).
UK traced and insurance postage included.Overseas buyers - please contact us for a shipping quote before purchase!