A costume for a 16" Tyler Wentworth
by Tonner company.
This dress we can see for a few seconds only, when Susan rides in the
coronation parade. So I really do not know, how the dress looks down from
If you are interested on human size costume, please, try
Wardrobe Door .
- The red dress is actually much darker than it seems here. The
fitted bodice consists of 5 parts, is quite sturdy (thanks to a strong
woven interlining) and the front central part is pointed
The five slashes were secured with Fray-check first, then the centers were
cut-out, the edges turned to the wrong side of the fabric, and secured
whip stitches. The holes were filled with a gathered piece of off-white
Then the bodice was lined, the eyelets were set and
to the right inner side was attached a
The skirt is of a 3/4 circular shape, with 2 deeper folds in
front and back.
The 2 part sleeves are lined, attached together and to the bodice
with 7 narrow "tunnels". The gaps are filled with strips of gathered off-white
silk, as like as the slashes are.
- The starched petticoat with high frill gives fulness to the skirt.
- The belt was made from a fine brown leather. It closes back with
hook and eye, and is embellished with flat bead caps.
- To the costume belong also the white stockings and the
necklace. The necklace was made from a part of a filigrain finding, a
red paste stone, red beads and a golden chain, crocheted from a fine bullion