Authentic Historic Apparel 
of the 18th & 19th Centuries

About Me

Jenny D'Onofrio has been researching and designing historic fashions from the 19th century for 20 years.  She is involved in reenacting the time periods from the 18th and 19th centuries and also a member of The Atlantic Guard Soldiers Aid Society.

She has an attention to detail and is fascinated with handcrafted workmanship.

A proficient seamstress who is knowledgeable in historic clothing construction and fashion details and capable of capturing  18th & 19th century appearances.

Jenny has created clothing for the following museums and theatres.
Petersburg National Battlefield

Capitol Vistors Center,   Washington DC
Ford’s Theatre   Washington DC

Harpers Ferry Historical Park

The Freedom House Museum 
      Alexandria, Virginia

“Little House on the Prairie” 
Guthrie Theatre Minneapolis, MN


She has studied and learned by many memorable teachers, friends and business owners in the art of historic fashion and clothing construction.

  The Genteel Arts Academy in Gettysburg, Pa.
   Ladies & Gentlemen's of the 1860's Conference

   Baltimore City Community College
  Apparel Technology
  Flat Pattern Design
  Fashion Design
  Fashion Entrepreneurship


Collodion images by Todd Harrington
Methinks it is a token of healthy and gentle characteristics,
when women of high thoughts and accomplishments love to sew;
especially as they are never more at home with their own hearts
than while so occupied. ~Nathaniel Hawthorne, 1859
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Authentic, Quality 18th & 19th Century Reproduction Clothing / Reenactment Clothing
for Civil War, Colonial & Regency  reenactors, period clothing, museums, theatre and much more!

jen_darin@yahoo.com
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