[HNW] Forepart

Susan Farmer sfarmer at sabre.goldsword.com
Mon Apr 5 13:39:51 PDT 2004


>
> I've seen variations of this outfit made twice over the years and both times
> the skirts were closed; there was no forepart.
>
> (And isn't it just the way -- you want to make a full dress and they only
> show it from the waist up.

I think this one is even worse .....

<http://www.goldsword.com/sfarmer/SCA/Paintings/gower_MaryDenton48.jpg>

You see just enough of the skirt -- What's with the black "overdress"
that doesn't meet in the front .....

Jerusha

>
> On 4/5/04 12:26 PM, "Genie L. Barrett" <genie at jb-av.com> wrote:
>
> > Does anyone have any ideas on making a forepart that would go with this dress?
> > 
> > http://costume.dm.net/gallery/images/orangegirl.jpg
> > 
> > I have been looking,  and have Arnold's Pof F 1560-1620, and there are a
> > few examples there, but most of the stuff I've seen has the forepart match
> > the sleeves.  My concern with that would be that it would get rather
> > monotonous to see those flowers below as well as above.
> > 
> > I'm hoping to post pictures soon, but i'm done with one sleeve (except the
> > jems in the centers of the flowers) and into the third row of the
> > second.  Hope to have them up soon.
> > 
> > Thanks ahead, Genie
> > 
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