Designer's Note:

Though you may not be able to see it on the midnight-black velvet waistcoat, the pocket watch slips in to a double welt pocket that passes through a dart.


November 2009

silk taffeta, silk/rayon velvet, linen

application: Dickens Christmas Fair

1860s Victorian Outfit

This outfit is composed of a fully-lined three-tiered silk skirt, a tailored silk velvet waistcoat, linen shirt, red silk zouave jacket, and custom-shaped and decorated bonnet. The zouave jacket is edged in bias material matching the skirt and finely piped. In back it has a arrow-shaped tail and peplums.