Tuesday, November 13, 2012

SPP 2009 Gathering up ideas.

One of the first things I did was look up similar dresses.
The Museum at FIT
Object Number: P90.22.2

Metropolitan Museum C.I.60.6.11a,b

Which was the inspiration for Simplicity 3791

Grace and Favour: Victorian and Edwardian Fashion in America Cincinnati Art Museum ISBN 0-931537-16-9
Page 43 plate 12 1826-64 walking dress with jacket, vest, and sleeve ends, page 89 has the text and accession number 1989.39 a-e, this does not show up on their website, so here is a picture

August 1862 Peterson from New York Public Library

Le Petit Messager. Journal de Modes.May 16, 1863 from UW

1863 Madam Demorest Pattern for a Ladies vest from New York Public Library

July 1864 Peterson from NYPL

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