[HNW] Forepart

Carol Knight Carol.Knight at chsys.org
Mon Apr 5 13:29:34 PDT 2004


Not only that-but I don't think the sleeves look right, at all. There is
some beautiful work all over the gown, but the whole thing is totally out of
proportion.

It all just doesn't look right. IT is as though it was painted from about
three to four angles to show off the gowns....

Roz

-----Original Message-----
From: Susan Farmer [mailto:sfarmer at sabre.goldsword.com] 
Sent: Monday, April 05, 2004 03:40 PM
To: h-needlework at ansteorra.org
Subject: Re: [HNW] Forepart

>
> 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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