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Svenska Nationella Drakten (Swedish court gown)

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This is a Swedish Court gown in regency style, as it looked around 1810. I have as best as I can reproduced it with the right materials, silk and silk velvet(with cotton lining). The grated sleeves are typical for the courtwear that women wore through the years from 1778 to today. I used two paintings as inspiration for my dress that dates to 1811, and 1812, picturing Désirée, Queen consort of Sweden and Norway. More info and pictures can be found here: anno1776.blogspot.se/2015/04/s…
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historic-euphoria's avatar
This is incredible, especially those glorious sleeves! Stunning. <3
CodilineChan's avatar
Absolutely STUNNING. I adore all of this!
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ZaneEyre's avatar
oh my! Gorgeous!
ProfessorBats's avatar
A perfect rendition!
angelahedderick's avatar
Wonderful! Kudos also to your lovely model; her serious expression and graceful hands are perfect for the era she is representing.
CodilineChan's avatar
You took the words right out my mouth! ABSOLUTELY!
LadyCafElfenlake's avatar
Thank you! Haha it is me posing for the pictures, in my own appartment, haven't had the chance yet to wear it anywhere else. :)
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I have already seen this on facebook!
This is soooo amazing!
I love how you recreated the look of the portraits, expecially the little pearl on the neckline! <3 and the sleeves *sigh* Love 
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