TV442 - 1860s Ballgown Bodice. Multisized 30-50" Bust. This bodice fits just off the shoulder for evening wear. It reaches to the waist and has a point in front and back. An optional gathered bertha trims the neckline. The closure is in the center back, with hooks and eyes. The sleeve is a small pouf with a fitted lining. A double bow decorates the shoulders. This style is particularly suited to 1850-1873, but can be used for other periods as well. Heavy decorations at the neckline will give an elegant look to the bodice.
Lining: 1 - 1½ yards
Interlining: 1 yard
Bow fabric: 1/3 yard
Yardages given are with nap, and are approximate only.
For Interlining, use a heavy woven fabric like twill or denim.
Notions: eight ¼" Bones; Buttons or hooks and eyes for closure.
All our bodices are drafted based on a tailoring method actually used in the 1870's. Each size is hand drawn, not scaled, with all of the bodice seams true to the era. This bodice is designed to fit snugly over a corset.
Western, Victorian, SASS Living History.
Great for Victorian Era, Victorian costume, Victorian Dress, Edwardian Dress, Edwardian Costume, Titanic Era, Titanic Era costume, Victorian Living history. Civil War Living History, Antebellum living history. SASS Living history events. SASS Costumes. Great for Cowboys and Aliens Costume, Steampunk Costume, Victorian Steampunk Costume, Wild West Steampunk Costume, Jake Lonergan, Daniel Craig, Colonel Woodrow Dolarhyde, Harrison Ford, Ella, Emmett Taggart, Percy Dolarhyde, Black Knife, Doc, Nat Colorado, Sheriff Taggart and Meacham. Cowboys & Aliens Costume. Cowboys vs Aliens, Cowboys & Aliens. Makes great costumes for such western stars and films as James Arness, Gene Autry, Amanda Blake, Miss Kitty, Peter Breck, the Big Valley, Harry Carey, Chuck Connors , Lucas McCain, the Rifleman, Gary Cooper, High Noon, Dale Evans, Roy Rogers, Glenn Ford, James Garner, Maverick, The Lone Ranger, Tom Mix, Audie Murphy, Dorothy Page, Slim Pickens, The Cisco Kid, Tex Ritter, Randolph Scott, John Wayne, the Virginian, Clint Eastwood, Outlaw Josey Wales, Dances with Wolves, Unforgiven, Jonah Hex, True Grit, Maverick, Wyatt Earp, Desperado, Purgatory, Appaloosa, Dead Wood, 3:10 to Yuma, and Open Range