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Rococo dress with the pierrot jacket

  The dress was made according to 2 drawings from French fashion plates from c. 1787-1789. and consists of a jacket and a skirt. The jacket and skirt are made of red satin with yellow red stripes and decorated with lace of embroidered tulle. At the ends of sleeves there are tacked separate flounces of embroidered tulle lace. The jacket is made according to the adapted pattern of pierrot jacket from the end of 80th of 18th century located in London Museum (Waugh: The cut of women´s clothes). The jacket has hidden lacing in the front, over which is the front part of the jacket pinned and yellow stripes are buttoned up.

Tailor's - Hanka, Rococo dress with the pierrot jacket, part 3
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Tailor's - Hanka, Rococo dress – headwear, details, part 1