September 4th, 2009

mid victorian

More Link Parking

This is all for the Poe Funeral dress. I want to make a new gown...

http://19thcenturyartofmourning.com/1840%27s%20MOURNING%20DRESS%20CLOSE%20UP.JPG

http://www.augusta-auction.com/Tudor_Auction_11_07/Gallery5_11_07/pages/01b.htm

http://www.augusta-auction.com/Tudor_Auction_11_07/Gallery6_11_07/pages/26b.htm

http://www.cwrl.utexas.edu/~ulrich/19cdress/30s-40s/1843-4whitelinencambric.htm <- I LOVE this one. I'm wondering if I could get a similar effect with black linen? Hmm... Or maybe use black wool and embroider/couch the layers?

http://www.cwrl.utexas.edu/~ulrich/19cdress/30s-40s/1845-8daydressVienna.htm <- another one that I just love. Hmm...purple sounds good...