Left image from ornamentedbeing.tumblr.com. Right image from from smg.photobucket.com/user/operafantomet/media/mantua/valdemar3
This is a mantua-like dress, but the material used for the over-dress matches or closely resembles the material used for the under-skirt and the skirt flares more than those seen in illustrations. The bodice may be a separate garment framed by revers supplied by the over-dress.
Keywords: 1695, Danish, square neckline, bodice, stomacher, over-dress, revers, elbow length full sleeves, cuffs, over-skirt, full under-skirt
May 28, 2013, 11:28 PM
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