This design is based on the gowns brought back from the crusades of the 12th Century.
The gown features wide draped trailing sleeves in chiffon, V-shaped neckline and
a soft embroidered girdle belt. Tablet woven braids with geometrical patterns were often
used as decorations on garments, but the 'Galienne' gown is decorated with embroidered
trims based on a 12th century stone carving design instead.
This is a pull-on gown with lacing in the sides with handmade cords to fit, and
therefore only partly made-to-measure. All hems and details are hand-finished.
The gown is made from hand-woven Dupion silk with sleeves in crinkled
chiffon with handmade cords for gathering. It is fully lined with acetate satin,
with double layer lining on the skirt in the sides to accentuate the shape.
It comes with a matching medieval style pouch bag and a sturdy fabric gown-cover.
Gown is shown in no 25 Lavender with embroidery in Silver Dust.
Price : £ 1290 in any of the 80 shades of silk.