Civil War Ball Gown
Hat and Shawl not included

Civil War Clothing Including 19th Century, Victorian, or Custom Made Garments for any Era or Occasion

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Ladies Ball Gown

Each dress is custom made to your specifications and pricing depends on trims, styles, and make.

E-mail for your specifications, styles, measurements, and prices.

19th Century and Civil War Accessories including Goodey's and Peterson Crochet
Hat and Shawl not included

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Note: Be sure to let me know if you would like hidden buttons or hook & eyes at the front closure. Also please state what kind of hoop or undergarments you will be wearing under the gown.

1. Dress Fabric suggestions are light weight fabric such as Silk, Silk Taffeta, Taffeta, Batiste, and Light Weight Cottons.

2. Collar and Inner/Under Sleeves: 45” Cotton, Broadcloth, or Cotton Organdy

3. Bodice Lining: 45” Cotton, Polished Cotton, Muslin, or Broadcloth

You are welcome to purchase your own fabrics and have them shipped to me or I can purchase them for you. If you use the supply list given, I only charge for supplies that you do not purchase, labor and shipping remain the same.

The simple ball/tea gown, bodice lined and boned, Puffed or Flat Sleeve (your choice), button closures in back(not lacing), plain, box-pleated skirt, same/self fabric piping, made with modern day cottons (local stores). Skirt has about 175 inches circumference, designed for a standard 4-boned hoop.

Simple Ball Gown As Pictured above is the base gown, adding the eyelet ruffle to underskirt, ruffle to overskirt, and made of reproduction cotton print fabric.

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Simple Ball Gown As Pictured above is the base gown, adding the eyelet ruffle to underskirt and made of reproduction cotton print fabric.Gown above is the same gown. Pictures taken before and after ruffle.

Adding any options or choices below are an additional charge.

Reproduction Cotton Print Fabric

Bidal Satin

Ruffle and ribbon bows to outer skirt scallops

Using Eyelet for Ruffle

Skirt lining

Adding Bertha/Collar

Adding lace trim

Laces in back closure instead of buttons

Bodice is lined and boned.

Back opening has hidden buttons.

Bottom Eyelet Ruffle

To place an order, or just have a pricing question please send me an e-mail. Because of the custom work and design, all pricing is set by each individual order – Thank You.

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