Wednesday, September 14, 2011

18th Century Saque Back Gown

18th Century Saque Back Gown by Dollies' Dressmaker.

Sorry I've been remiss about posting. We've been going through dozens of wedding photographers and we've finally found one we really love.


More information about the 18th century saque back gown:
http://mantuamaker.tumblr.com/tagged/saque_back
http://www.cfa.ilstu.edu/lmlowel/the331/rococo/womenreview.htm





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4 comments:

  1. Very pretty! I don't think I have ever seen a dress made like this one in the back. Makes me wonder if it was just for fashion or had a purpose?

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  2. That's a good question. It looks cape-like. It doesn't seem necessary--a very extravagant use of fabric. Perhaps it was to show off their wealth since the fabric probably would have been silk or other heavier cloths?

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  3. hi I absolutely LOVE this dress. Is there anyway to get one? Can you make one for me? I would be soooooo appreciative. How much would you charge? thanks soooo much, you would make a very happy girl this Christmas

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  4. The seller sometimes sells sacque back gowns: http://www.dolliesdressmaker.com They usually go for $100+. I've only seen her sell about two or three gowns in this style. She told me they were hard to make. She made the pattern herself.

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