This mantua, thanks to the curved corners and flared sides, is a wonderful improvement from the boxy 1740s models. Like the 1740s style, this is ankle-length and ends the bodice with robings and a shallow vee waistline. There appears to be a train barely visible on the right side of the image.
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Dec 9, 2012, 2:40 PM
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