Patterns: Truly Victorian #441 - Garibaldi Blouse
Truly Victorian #440 - Pagoda bodice (sleeves only)
Truly Victorian #444 - Spanish Jacket (bodice only)
Fabrics: 100% cotton gauze for the blouse and sash, dark brown. The skirt and jacket are 100% cotton calico in a dark pink and brown pattern.
Chest: 44" max
This is a fairly simple ensemble, and one of the most common things ladies wore in the 1860s as casual wear.
(above) For this blouse I decided to use double cuff buttons, which are sort of cuff links, instead of doing an overlapping cuff. The buttons can be removed entirely for washing =).
(below) The blouse buttons are real coconut shell.