Calico Dress
"Version 2"

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"By Gwtw4eveR for Dee"

Calico War Calico  Dress

Constructed of approximately 18 yards of  paisley calico, the bodice is flat lined, boned, and lined and closes with flat "M&M" type buttons.  The sleeves are  trimmed with 16 buttons. It  attaches to skirt, which is over 350 inches wide at hem, with 8 hooks & eyes.  Bodice collar and sleeves are trimmed with cotton eyelet lace. The strapped  apron  is made of coordinating broadcloth. It closes with a bow  in back with wide ties and has one patch pocket on the skirt front.
Dress shown is optional heavier home decorating weight fabric. 
Dress requires a  7 wire hoop slip with minimum bottom circumference of 175 inches

( maximum of  200 inches) . See Underpinnings page for examples.

 
Above are the dress show with and without the hoop and with the hat.
Hat shown is not included but may be ordered separately.


Below are 2 of the replica by Gwtw4eveR.

 
 Gwtwe4eveR replicawith apron is below

 

     

    

 

   
Above are a hand crochet snood, below a replica of a sunbonnet worn for working in the field.

 Please click on the images for a larger view of various detials.





 

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Gown Prices

Since the figuring of the costs for one of these replicas can be time consuming taking many hours of research into current fabric costs, we will quote you the recent  charges for a few of the dresses.

 

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