Ladies

Francesca

 

This Italian gown ca. 1500 is sure to flatter any figure.  Slightly trained, with back lacing and removable two-part sleeves.  Lightweight boning and 100% cotton lining make it a comfortable yet elegant choice for summer wear.  Executed in various jacquard fabrics - either all one fabric or two coordinating ones (such as a patterned floral bodice and satin striped skirt).  State color/s desired, email for availability and swatches.  P to XXXL.  $180.00 

Lucrezia

An elegant Italian trained gown with an aura of mystery.  The example shown here is executed in burgundy and black floral jacquard with a black velveteen forepart, faux underskirt and sleeve bands, but any deep jewel tones would be lovely, or spiderweb-patterned chiffon over taffeta, etc....the sky's the limit!  Email with choice of color/s or to request swatches.  P to XXXL.  $200.00.

Irish Dress

Lovingly made in a heavy cotton blend fabric, this elegant late period, middle-class gown features a bell-shaped, gored skirt pleated into a round waist that is pointed at center front.  Bodice is lined in 100% cotton with canvas interliner and 1/4-inch steel boning.  Shoulder wings, coordinating knotwork trim and pewter clasps at front.  State color preferences for gown, trim and underskirt.  P-XL.  With solid color cotton drawstring underskirt - $300.00.  With underskirt with jacquard front and border, plain fabric "cheater" backing (this is economical and perfectly period!) - $350.00. 

Elizabethan-Style Bodice

The classic 16th century triangular shape with a nod to modern sensibilities – side and shoulder lacing for comfort and better fit.  Executed in jacquard, tapestry or chenille (fabrics and trims vary) with cotton duck interliner, 100% cotton lining, ¼” steel boning.  Plain (shown) or tabbed waist .  Please email for photos of currently available fabrics in your preferred color/s.  P to XXL.

Plain - $110.00; tabbed - $130.00

Late Period Fitted Bodice

Plain or fancy, this garment has a square neckline and front and side lacing.  Cotton duck interliner, 100% cotton lining, ¼” steel boning.  Plain (shown) or tabbed waist.  Available in sturdy, cotton-blend twill or 100% cotton corduroy – red, burgundy, black, hunter green or royal blue.  For jacquard options, please email for photos of currently available fabrics in your preferred color/s.  P to XXL.

Twill or corduroy, plain waist - $75.00; tabbed $90.00

Jacquard, plain waist (shown) - $120.00; tabbed $140.00

Thordis

Lady’s version of our Norse tunic in an easy-care heavy cotton blend or 100% linen.  Ankle-length with coordinating woven geometric or interlaced dragon trim.  Choose fiber content, two colors, type of trim.  P-XL $65.00, XXL-XXXL $75.00 (add $10.00 for linen).

Apron Dress

(photo to come)

Enhance your period look with our Norsewoman’s apron-dress, worn over lady’s Norse tunic.  Four-panel, calf-length overtunic in solid or striped cotton, linen or blends and two-part looped straps to hold traditional tortoise brooches (not included).  P-XL $50.00, XXL-XXXXL $60.00. 

With contrasting trim – add $10.00

Captain Kate’s Fancy

A saucy wench’s chemise that is sure to bring out the gypsy or sea rover in any lady.  100% cotton gauze in black or red, open sleeves with adjustable elastic, lace trim, satin drawstring cord at neckline.  Mid-thigh length.  Shown here with Handkerchief Skirt and narrow Waist Cinch.

S/M, L/XL $50.00, XXL/XXXL $55.00

Handkerchief Skirt in two layers, 100% cotton gauze with elastic waistband.  Can be executed in one solid or two contrasting colors.  One size fits most.  Length is below knee to mid-calf, so can be worn alone or as an overskirt.  State color.  $45.00

For Waist Cinches, please see "Accessories."

Our Original "Faerie Dress"

This versatile lady's garment in 100% cotton gauze is one of our most popular lines, and can serve as either a chemise (to be worn with a bodice or cinch) or sundress.  The pointed handkerchief skirt can be layered over another skirt.  Coordinating lace trim at neckline and on skirt, gathered neckline.  Choose either short puffed sleeves or long ripple sleeves.  P-XXXL.  In white, black, natural, red, pastels (contact for current availability).  $59.00 ($6.00 extra for long sleeves).  Also in girls' sizes S-M-L with shorter, two-layered handkerchief skirt and lined bodice for $45.00 (photo coming soon on children's page).

English Chemise

A lady’s basic undergarment in comfortable natural fibers with drawstring neckline, long full sleeves with adjustable wrist elastics.  White or natural.

100% cotton muslin – S/M, L/XL $45.00; XXL/XXXL $55.00

100% linen – S/M, L/XL $55.00, XXL/XXXL $65.00

Léine

An undergown with a fuller cut for Irish or Scots personae.  Gathered neckline and full, square-cut sleeves adjust with drawstrings.  Mid-calf or ankle length in white or natural.  Sleeves can have plain casing or knotwork trim in red, blue, green or burgundy on black (shown).  Please state measurements as follows:  nape of neck to hem, shoulder to wrist (arm bent), armscye (circular measurement from widest part of bust, over shoulder and around back to starting point). 

Plain, 100% cotton muslin – P-XL $60.00, XXL+ $65.00

100% linen – add $10.00

Trim on sleeves – add $10.00

Simple Drawstring Skirt

A simple, easy-care addition to your basic wardrobe.  Four yards of 100% cotton gather at the waist with a drawstring (elastic upon request) and measures approximately 40" in length.  One size fits just about everybody.  Most solid colors available.  $25.00. 

Don't Forget Your Knickers!

Indulge your faerie, pirate or other persona with our “occupational” bloomers in 100% cotton with coordinating/contrasting lace trim.  Patterns vary according to fabric availability.  Contact us with your color/style choices.

Short – P-XL $20.00 (XXL-XXXL $30.00)

Long (below knee) – P-XL $25.00 (XXL-XXXL $35.00)