Mameluke sleeves were popular in the early 1800's.


Formed from layers of white tissue paper, black rice paper and paper tablecloth with embroiderey detail this dress is the long straight style with gathered bust that was popular for much of the Regency. To see pictures of work in progress please click on the detail below.

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hung shawl in order to magnify it

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Maria Cunnyngham 1787-1842

Garment: Female dress

Materials: Paper & Thread

Size: Life-size

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