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by 1850victorian
Sun Oct 13, 2013 8:45 am
Forum: 1810-1900
Topic: Victorian kit on a budget?
Replies: 25
Views: 11162

Re: Victorian kit on a budget?

Black was a popular colour way before Prince Albert died. It always amazes me when this statement is made, black was used universally by all classes yes it is true to say plaids ,window pane wool fabrics were used in a verity of colours , waistcoats can be seen in a wide range of silk brocades but d...
by 1850victorian
Fri Oct 04, 2013 7:40 pm
Forum: 1810-1900
Topic: Costume advice, 'working' class, English/Scottish 1825-50
Replies: 3
Views: 3230

Re: Costume advice, 'working' class, English/Scottish 1825-5

I have done extensive research on men's clothing in the 1840-1860 period in the UK specialising in the working and poor underclasses, feel free to contact me, I also make most of my own clothing using period correct methods and materials only,
by 1850victorian
Fri Oct 04, 2013 7:33 pm
Forum: 1810-1900
Topic: Ageing a frock coat
Replies: 9
Views: 5506

Re: Ageing a frock coat

Wool will not show dirt much anyway, distress sparingly then wear it see how it looks then go again. It's not a quick job but it will be worth it
by 1850victorian
Thu Oct 03, 2013 6:47 pm
Forum: 1810-1900
Topic: Victorian kit on a budget?
Replies: 25
Views: 11162

Re: Victorian kit on a budget?

What social status? What date? Remember that colour and clothing are dependant on date and social status

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