Items constructed for this costume:
BodiceBlue purple plaid bodice with black satin and purple ribbon trim on lower edge and sleeve edge. Black satin lined peplum and sleeves. Round purple buttons up front.
Pattern: Based on Janet Arnold, "Patterns of Fashion 1", 1964, page 67, c.1856-60 The Vicoria and Albert Museum wedding dress
Flounced SkirtBlue purple plaid cotton drawstring skirt has two gathered flounces with black satin and purple ribbon trim and hidden side pockets.
Previous Bunny IncarnationPreviously the skirt was worn as a costume with bunny ears, tails and furry corset. Notice the fullness more petticoats or a hoop gives when worn under the skirt.