Our reconstruction of a 18th century english riding gown
a "Grande Redingote á l´Anglaise"
copy from the painting Mrs Stevens by Francis Wheatley, 1795.
Man hours: approximately 1,5 months
Preparations: Riding gown: wool and silk waistcoat.
Fabric of blouse: vintage 18th, cotton.
Antique buttons and cravatte pin.
Hat made according to one shown in Journal de la Mode.
(contemporary paintings with gowns like our reconstruction shown on the right side of the page)