Authentic Historic Apparel
of the 18th & 19th Centuries
A thing of beauty is a joy for ever: Its loveliness increases; it will never pass into nothingness; but still will keep a bower quiet for us, and a sleep full of sweet dreams, and health, and quiet breathing... ~John Keats 1795-1821
Mid-19th Century Children's Clothing
The clothing is created using primary source material through research and documentation of original clothing and photographs.....of men, women and children of the middle to working classes
Authentic, Quality 18th & 19th Century Reproduction Clothing / Reenactment Clothing
for Civil War, Colonial & Regency reenactors, period clothing, museums, theatre and much more!
Left: 1850s Wrapper with laced belt and funnel sleeves. Taken from an original 1840s wrapper at Shippensburg Fashion Archives.
Middle: 1860s Dark indigo wool winter cloak with short cape. Decorated with black passementerie trim.
Right: 1850s Double breasted sack back overcoat in rust brown with quilted lining.
Left: Scotch plaid dress with black velvet trim.
Middle: Dark red gathered bodice dress with dark green velvet trim with tulip shaped sleeves.
Right: Pale yellow gathered bodice with puffed sleeves.
All childrens dresses are made fully adjustable in waist and shoulder areas.
Tucks are added to skirt. These allowance are made for growth.
Allowing children more wear out the the garment..... just like back then!
Made in silk taffeta with chantilly lace overlay.
Trimmed with organza ruching and hand arranged flowers.
Made in silk taffeta. Trimmed with silk ribbon and english lace