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1909 - 1913 Day & Evening Dress with
Optional Train & Separate Guimpe (Dickey)
Misses Sizes 2 - 26
All Sizes in Envelope
1909-1913 Directoire (slightly empire) dress has princess seamed (boning optional) bodice to waist, with short or elbow length sleeves. Two choices can go over that, kimono sleeve shown in View A or overbodice shown in View B. The skirt is sewn to the underbodice raised from the waist 2 inches in front and raised higher in back. Thee back can be trained or not, with either a square or pointed shape. Back opening has period placket with hooks and eyes or modern zipper. An optional overskirt can be added and modified to be straight or "V'ed". Dress pieces are interchangeable. A separate guimpe (blouse) has a high collar, two piece sleeves, and buttons down the back. Period sewing methods are shown and modern shortcuts are suggested.