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100% LINEN CHEMISE TO 54" BUST
Our pure soft linen colonial chemise is the final word in period correct underpinning for the very serious reenactor. It is fully gussetted under arm and at hemline sides, and is drawwtring casing adjustable at neckline and three quarter sleeves. Size large will fit up to 54" bust.
COTTON CHEMISE TO 45" BUST
Pure cotton white colonial chemise in size large will accommodate up to 45" Bust for all reenacting needs. Fully gussetted under arms and at hemline sides, and outfitted with adjsutable drawstring neckline and three quarter length sleeves.
LACE TRIMMED BALL GOWN CHEMISE
Our Ivory unbleached pure cotton colonial chemise is perfectly suited for Ballgown and Day Gown wear under your finer dresses as it has no gussets and is constructed with set in smooth sleeveline. It is trimmed at the drawstring neckline and three quarter sleeves with 1 1/2 inch richly tatted soft airy lace to match and peek out and will fit a size Large up to 54" Bust.
FULLY BONED CORSET SZ 6
Fully Boned with spiral steel, this Size 6 Corset is rear lacing either spiral helix or crossover style over metal grommets for sturdy wear and years of use, constructed of fine brown floral brocade over inside brown striped cotton fabric, and has adjustable shoulder straps for your comfort and fit. Scalloped waist tabs hold petticoat/s up on your figure. Please dry clean.
PARTIALLY BONED STAYS - FIVE SIZES
Strapless Partially Boned Working Corset Stays offer support and freedom for unlimited arm movement in these comfortable thick cotton canvas period correct garment for under your shortgown or caraco jacket. Rear spiral lacing with black cotton twill tape through sturdy metal grommets for years of commoner wear. Fully reversible. Currently available sizes and colors listed below. Please Email for exact measurements and photo of a specific corset. Price $95.00
SIZE 8 NAVY BLUE/GREY
SIZE 10 DARK OLIVE GREEN/TAN
SIZE 12 GREY/PLUM : SOLD
SIZE 14 DEEP MAROON/NAVY
SIZE 16 DARK PLUME/KHAKI
PANNIER/POCKET HOOPS IN MUSLIN
Our period correct Cotton Unbleached Muslin Pannier/Pocket Hoops pair are collapsible boned hollow semi circles to provide side lift silhouette to your 18th c Day and Ballgowns and tie onto the waist with simple cotton thin tape ties for your comfort. Please hand wash.
Per Attached Pair: $40.00
OGRANZA SILK SEQUIN FANS
Perfect for any Colonial, Regency, or Evening occasion is our new debut line of Organza Black Silk Handfans accented with matching embroidery trim and shimmering sparkling metallic sequins sure to set your night on fire as you engage in the language of the fan. Fold close with brass finger grip loop on lower edge, we stock them in various colors, Please inquire: Red, Lilac, Multi Hue, Green, Blue, Gold, All Black, Deep Purple at PRICE EACH: $20.00
BLACK SILK GOLD SEQUIN HAND FAN
Showy Black Silk pleated Hand Fan is overstitiched with yellow gold edging and trailing foliage vines in each rib, with each tiny flower sporting a starburst cluster of light catching gold gilt sequins that shimmer with every flutter. Black plastic ribs deeply embosssed with gold gilt stamping and piercings for a lovely airy feel that opens to a full 17" wide with lower brass finger grip loop. PRICE: $20.00
HAND PAINTED VINTAGE FAN
Exquisitive, delicate baby pink Bird Tail Plume and Maribou Feather Fan is a vintage find estate fresh from a private collection, and features distinguished painting of bird and floral clusters set on a celluloid folding frame with silk tassel at end. Perfect as-found condition, no damage, this rare find is priced at only $40.00.
LONG SILK STOCKINGS 36
Pure ivory Silk Hose Stockings 35" long are lightweight and soft and made in America. They have slightly fitted heel and toe for comfort of wear without bunching up in your shoes as many reenactor tube socks do, and have a touch of elastic to hold themselves up. They will go up over your knee by six inches and you can leave them there (see our fancy garters) or turn them back down lower if you wish. Hand washable.
Price per pair: $14.00
COTTON STOCKINGS IN THREE STRIPE COLORS
Vertical Striped Knee-length Stockings of cotton and sufficient elastic to stay put without gaitors, feature a fitted toe and heel section for walking and dancing comfort. Made in America and available in three colors: Pinkish/Red, Grey/Black, or Wedgewood Blue. Fully machine washable and highly durable without distortion, stretching, or bunching.
Price per pair: $12.00 SORRY BLUE SOLD OUT/NO LONGER AVAILABLE