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  Title & Description # & Price

1854 Flounced Skirt

This pattern is "one size fits all", the waist can be pleated to fit any given measurement.

Fabric 44"/45" TV142 - 110" Hoop TV141 - 126" Hoop
Four Flounce Skirt 10 1/2 Yards 13 Yards
Three Flounce Skirt 9 1/4 Yards 11 3/4 Yards
Trimming for Hem 22 1/2 Yards 17 1/2 Yards
Skirt Front Length 42" 42"
Skirt Back Length 44 1/2" 43"

Flounced skirts of all sorts were fashionable from 1843-1859. Our verison has four flounces, or can be made with just three. Perfect for over TV142 - 1856 Walking Cage Crinoline.

#TV-241

$13.50

1863 Revere Skirt

One Size Fits All

Fabric 44"/45" View A View B
  TV142 - 110" Hoop TV141 - 126" Hoop TV142 - 110" Hoop
TV141 - 126" Hoop
Base Skirt 4 Yards 5 1/4 Yards 4 Yards 5 1/4 Yards
Top Skirt 4 Yards 4 Yards 4 1/4 Yards 4 1/4 Yards
Upper Ruffle 2 Yards 2 Yards - -
Middle Ruffle 1 1/4 Yards 1 1/4 Yards - -
Lower Ruffle 1 1/4 Yards 1 1/4 Yards 2 Yards 2 Yards
Revere Facing 1 1/4 Yards 1 1/4 Yards 1 1/2 Yards 1 1/2 Yards
Revere styles skirt are shown in fashion plates from 1861 to 1864. The overskirt can be
short, as in view A, or reaching to the hem, and any length in between. But in each case, the
overskirt is in panels, with the bottom corners flipped back to reveal a contrasting lining, and the
skirt underneith. View A, with the 3 ruffles at the hem, is more suited for evening dresses, while
View B with a single flounce is suited for both day and evening styles.
#TV-242

$13.50

1859 Double Skirt

One Size Fits All

This skirt has two layers, just as the name implies. The skirt lining has a flounce added to give plenty of fullness over a hoop. The upper skirt covers the lining and the top of the flounce. Fits all sizes.

#TV-244

$13.00

1851 Petal Ball Gown Skirt

One Size Fits All

A beautiful Pre-Hoop skirt. The upper "petals" fall gracefully over the skirt. The very deep lower flounce adds enough fullness to go over a hoop, if desired. Fits all sizes.

#TV-246

$13.00

1865 Elliptical Skirt

  X-SMALL SMALL MED LARGE XL 2XL
Waist 20"-22" 24"-26" 28"-30" 32"-34" 36"-38" 40"-42"
Hip 30"-32" 34"-36" 38"-40" 42"-44" 46"-48" 50"-52"
Length 42" 42" 42" 42" 42" 42"

 

This is the skirt that fits over our Elliptical Cage Crinoline, TV103. It has 9 panels, is fitted with pleats for a smooth waist, and flares to over 188" at the hem. This skirt gradually lengthens towards the back, to keep the hem at floor level all around the skirt. Center back closure.

#TV-247

$15.50

1885 Four-Gore Underskirt

  A B C D E F G H I J K L M N
Waist 20" 22" 24" 26" 28" 30" 32" 34" 36" 38" 40" 42" 44" 46"
Hip 30" 32" 34" 36" 38" 40" 42" 44" 46" 48" 50" 52" 54" 56"

The skirt is flat in front with pleats in back. It has three front gores and full width in back. The placket is in the left side back seam. An optional 12" ruffle can be added to the hem. The back can be bouffant, or plain. This skirt is suitable for 1883-1889. Fits over a bustle.

#TV-261

$14.50

1887 Imperial Skirt

This bustle is bigger than TV101, with a complete wire frame built in. Two rows of wire at the hem hold the skirt to the beautiful full shape all around, required for the early bustle years. Ruffles down the back soften the line.

  A B C D E F G H I J K L M N
Waist 20" 22" 24" 26" 28" 30" 32" 34" 36" 38" 40" 42" 44" 46"
Hip 30" 32" 34" 36" 38" 40" 42" 44" 46" 48" 50" 52" 54" 56"
Length 40" 40" 40" 40" 40" 40" 40" 40" 40" 40" 40" 40" 40" 40"
 
This skirt is particularlly suited to the years 1887-1888, and to fit over the TV163 - Imperial Tournure bustle.   It has three train options:
View A is floor length all around, and is perfect as the base skirt for walking dresses.  It has a wide front gore, and narrow side gore which extends back over the bustle to give a narrow, but extended look to the back of the dress.  The full back panel has a bournous pleat at the center, which aslo acts as the closure.
View B has a moderate length train, suitable for evening gowns.  The front is the same as for view A.  It also has gores added to the side back seams to help the train fall smoothly to the floor.  The extra wide back has the closure between the center back and side back panels.
View C is a full court train, suitable for weddings or other formal events.  The front and sides are the same as for view B, with the back being a double width square train.  The back has two bournous pleats and a center back closure.
#TV-263

$15.00

1883 Riding Habit Skirt

Sizing A B C D E F G H I J K
Waist 22" 24" 26" 28" 30" 32" 34" 36" 38" 40" 42"
Hip 34" 36" 38" 40" 42" 44" 46" 48" 50" 52" 54"

This Riding skirt was worn while riding sidesaddle, and is historically correct for 1880-1885. It is shorter on the left hand side, longer on the right hand side, and shaped to fit over the right knee. When in the saddle, the hem should hang level front to back. For walking, the right knee has a loop which attaches to a button at the center back. When looped up the skirt becomes floor length all around, and drapes prettily on the right hip. Combine with TV464 for a very nice tailored looking habit, or any other bodice of the same fabric.

#TV-264

$18.00

                          

TV-264 & TV-464 - Helen La Rue                   TV-264 & TV-464 - Vivienne Shepherd

 

Can-Can Skirt

  X-Small Small Medium Large X-Large 2XL 3XL
Waist 20-24" 24-26" 28-30" 32-34" 36-38" 40-42" 44-46"

This is the classic skirt worn by Can-Can dancers in the 1890's. A full circle, 32" length and a lining filled with ruffles. Center back closure. Perfect for saloon and dance hall wear.

#TV-280

$11.50

1889 Draped Skirt

  X-SMALL SMALL MED LARGE XL 2XL
Waist 20"-22" 23"-25" 26"-28" 30"-32" 34"-36" 38"-40"
Hip 30"-32" 33"-35" 36"-38" 40"-42" 44"-46" 48"-50"

All of the drapes are created by pleats off of the waistband. The closure is in the center back. This skirt can also be made into an overskirt by bunching up the sides. This style was popular in the very late 1880's, and fits over a bustle.

#TV-290

$18.00

 

1016, TV290, TV550 - Morgane Thomsen

 
1898 Walking Skirt
  A B C D E F G H I J K L M N
Waist 20" 22 24" 26" 28" 30" 32" 34" 36" 38" 40" 42" 44" 46"
Hip 30" 32" 34" 36" 38" 40" 42" 44" 46" 48" 50" 52" 54" 56"

This skirt it taken from an original Metropolitan Pattern, seen in the catalog in 1898. This is a basic 7 gore skirt, perfect for every day wear, tailor-mades, and with blouses, for the years 1892 - 1902. Fitted front and gathers at the back waist, Center back closure.

#TV-291

$15.00

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