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Red and Gold Noble by immortalphoenix Red and Gold Noble by immortalphoenix
This is my pride and joy at the moment. This is all gold silk and red cotton brocade, with cream velvet ribbon and gold trim. Those little gold florets took me ten minutes apiece. There are probably about 60 on the forepart and the sleeves. There are about 60 yards of velvet ribbon on this thing. The hat and feathers I bought, but I made the band. It is also used (with different band and feathers) for the periwinkle pearl costume. This took me forever, but it's so worth it. I know I'm making a strange face in one of these, but this involved much friendly teasing between me and my dad, the photographer. I would have taken these pictures outside, but there was no sunlight and Wisconsin is rather cold in December, not to mention rather snowy, and this cost too much to get wet. ;) Also check out the more detailed one. This would be a mid-late 16th century noble class gown, worn over a farthingale and corset, which I have pictures up. When I go to the fair this summer, I'll put up some better pics. I fit the bodice before I lost 15 lbs, so it's a little loose. I need to fix that.

Edit: New pics, I always think they look better outside, and I have a great yard for it. I like the contrast of the green tree against the red and gold. It was a windy day, and it made my skirt floof up a bit, which looks cool.
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Red and Gold Noble by ~immortalphoenix The fullview is a little large, but OH MY do I want this dress. Painstaking detail and wonderful craftsmanship, not to mention the hat! Definetly one of the best I've seen on dA! ( Featured by ohnojaylo )
Niobesnuppa Featured By Owner Feb 23, 2013
It's gorgeous!
Jadziana Featured By Owner Aug 20, 2011  Student Writer
I just love this gown, it`s incredible.
bluemandolin Featured By Owner Apr 4, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
faerydustcollector Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2010
very lovely color combination and the outfit composition fits you well.
PirateArtist Featured By Owner Jun 27, 2010
My first thought is WOW.
My second though is i hope she used the washroom before putting that on as it would take a while to take off again.
High fashion has a horrible price. The look is perfect though. The colors are a perfect match.
MizzMoris Featured By Owner Mar 12, 2010
wow this is amazing! your skills are epic!
Elbereth514 Featured By Owner Feb 20, 2009
Oh this is so pretty! Very nice job! I'm planning on making my own nice set of garb soon so I'm looking everywhere for info and I was wondering where you found your fabrics?
Mewbalie Featured By Owner Nov 12, 2008
it's your pride and joy with full reason to be! you've got a lot of skill, there. i'm absolutely fascinated by that hat.
moppyXD Featured By Owner Aug 31, 2008
It's splendid! The colours, detail and hat! *drowns in own drool*
sukitiger Featured By Owner Aug 21, 2008   Writer
Gorgeous! Late Tudor era, I believe?
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