Dress #036: Elizabethan dress in pink and white. 2015
This pink and white Elizabethan dress is made from Japanese paper embellished with glass beads and metallic thread, and is hand stitched on cold-pressed 100% cotton paper. It is based on a dress from: Challamel, Augustin, Frances Cashel Hoey, and John Lillie, 'The history of fashion in France; or, The dress of women from the Gallo-Roman period to the present time'. London: Low, Marston, Searle, & Rivington. 1882.
The dress is six inches tall, stitched by hand on 8x10 inch 100% cotton watercolour paper, which means that it will pop right into any commercial frame in that size, and be ready to hang on your wall.
Materials: Chiyogami, Japanese tissue, other Japanese paper, glass beads, metallic thread, and cotton floss on cotton paper.