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The pearls and trim are handsewn. , Florentine Gown Costume

The pearls and trim are handsewn.

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Photo #1 - c.1540s Florentine Gown Photo #2 - The back laces up with 40 holes, all sewn by hand with period-accurate techniques. Photo #3 - The pearls and trim are handsewn.
Costume type:  Costumes for Women
Categories:Halloween Costumes, Historical Costumes

This homemade costume for women entered our 2013 Halloween Costume Contest.

A word from Gabby, the 'Florentine Gown' costume creator:
I was inspired by the paintings of Bronzino and Caravaggio. I love researching and recreating historical clothing, but this was my first foray into the Italian Renaissance. I drafted the bodice and camicia (undress) from... Read more »

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