"BlueVelvet Portrait Gown"
From the paitning that hung in Rhett's room
Fran's personal Portrait Dress on left: the screen used portrait by Helen Carlton on
The Portrait Dress
lined dress is constructed of 15 to 19 yards of deep blue velvet.
Two piece dress
with boned bodice is flat lined and lined and fastens with hidden hooks & eyes.
There are 8 more attaching it
to the skirt which is over 350 inches wide at hem.
Optional velvet buttons at bust area.
White shown for
example purposes only.
Gwtw4ever's reproduction for Dee
draping/bustled back skirt. Skirt may be made with or without the trailing back
Portrait Gown reproduction gown by Gwtw4ever for Dee
Lace shawl examples/suggestions.
A matching tassel purse is included.
Dress has a bottom circumfrance of over 350 inches.
By Gwtw4eveR for Barbara on the right. On the left
Portrait Dress for Dee
requires a heavy weight 8 wire hoop slip with minimum bottom
circumference of 175 inches .
( maximum of 200 inches)
Gwtw4ever Portrait Dress for Fran
~ The dress is shown over a 191 inch hoop slip.
dress is a very deep blue velvet. The pictures were altered in
color to show the detail.
The first three images of the bodice that are dark
blue are truer to the gown's color.
This gown can be made with an optional bustled
train in the
or simply let out the ties and have a draping train.
We did not take pictures of the skirt bustle let down.
We plan on
taking some shortly and will post them here for you.
In the mean time, for
we have loaded a picture of the porcelain Franklin Mint
Scarlett doll in the portrait gown.
We used the doll's dress as a reference
when making this gown.
The life size gown has an 18 inch drape at
the back of the skirt when not bustled.
Small pictures below may be
enlarged by clicking on them.
The Portrait Gown can be
made in any color you choose.
Below are images of one we did in burgundy taffeta.
Note the buttons have been ommitted.
Burgundy portrait dress for Mary .
~Inquire about Life size reproductions~
If you are interested in having any of the life size Gone With the Wind 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 Scarlett costumes.
If you would like any of the other dresses or costumes from GWTW or other films we can discuss recreating them.
Please send your inquiries about life-size dresses etc. to
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 film dresses.