Dicken's era style day dress (mid 1800s).
Items constructed for this costume:
FabricDetail of fabrics.
BodiceNavy blue embossed cotton bodice with self piping on shoulder seam, armsceye, and neck. Front closure with white imitation fabric-covered buttons. Lined with blue cotton calico.
Pattern: McCalls M5132. Alterations include omitting flange and shortening the bodice.
SkirtBlue calico print cotton gathered skirt with set in waistband, back/side hook and eye closure, hidden pockets on seams. Drawstring inside waistband with grossgrain ribbon.