Calico War Calico Dress
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.
maximum of 200 inches) . See
Underpinnings page for examples.
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If you are interested in having any of the life size reproduction costumes ( gowns etc. ) please email us with your current dress size and height and the costume you are interested in replicating. We will send you back a measurement chart for fitting. We are not limited to Civil War costumes. If you would like any of the other dresses or costumes from other films we can discuss recreating them for you. Please send you inquiries about life-size dresses etc. to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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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