Cream  over-robe

Front view

(above) detail of buttons
(left) detail front view

     I call this a over-robe I made it for events that I did not wish to wear full Elizabethan 
     It is a loose weave raw silk with narrow gold trim and pearl buttons. The gown is cut of one large piece. (similar to a T-tunic) The hem is squared off to take advantage of the drape of the silk 

Titian,   Portrait of a Lady, c. 1555