American War of Independence  

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Colonial gown in green and gold floral pattern with teal stripes, attached polonaised skirt, and fine batiste elbow flounces. Accented with eyelet neck trim, and worn over a blue cotton petticoat.

See also this back view.
 





Round gown in royal blue linen, hook and eye front closure with box pleated trim at neck and sleeve edges.

See also this back view.



Cotton gown in tan/green/gold floral print with lace accent trim at the neckline and fine lace elbow flounces. Front lacing and attached polonaised skirt, shown over a dark green print petticoat

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Dark wine taffeta ballgown with grosgrain ribbon front lacing. Accented with taffeta and white batiste elbow flounces. Stomacher is of the same fabric as the gown, shown over a white satin petticoat.

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Short jacket made in green floral print cotton. Front lacing with eyelet trim at the neck and "winged" cuffs on the 3/4 length sleeves.

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Basic brown linen petticoat with drawstring waist and side slits for pocket access.

Unbleached cotton shirt with high collar and narrow cuffs.

A ruffled version is available for officer and "prosperous" civilian impressions.





Dropfront knee breeches in red velvet for the well dressed 18c gentleman. Flat pewter buttons for closure,with fitting gusset in back.


Waistcoat in red velvet for special occasions paired with matching knee breeches and ruffled shirt. The back is matching red satin, which you can see in this view of the back.




Affluent 18c gentleman's suit in fine red velvet with velvet covered buttons.

See also this view of the cuff, with the velvet covered button detail.





Civilian surgeon's coat in navy wool with brass buttons. Additional buttons hold the side pleats closed, with a fold over collar and functional pockets.

See this view of the back.






Basic brown linen waistcoat with decorated buttons. Sleeveless, with muslin lining, worn over a white shirt.