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1920's Tea Dress: sleeve detail. Vintage lace. Embroidery. Detailed ribbon work throughout.

www.artofthecostume.com © Susan Pasco 

www.artofthecostume.com © Susan Pasco 

www.artofthecostume.com © Susan Pasco 

Art of the Costume features more than 50 unique, hand-crafted garments, spanning the eras from Cavalier through the 1920's. Below, a small glimpse of a handful of the costumes to be displayed, this coming November 11-15.

Titanic-Era Ball Gown: bodice detail, featuring vintage cotton net, beaded heavily with antique silver-lined beads. 

www.artofthecostume.com © Susan Pasco 

www.artofthecostume.com © Susan Pasco 

1920's Tea Hat: daytime hat, trimmed with silk ribbon, flowers, and vintage Chinese forbidden stitch on silk gauze.

www.artofthecostume.com © Susan Pasco 

www.artofthecostume.com © Susan Pasco 

Pewter Titanic-Era Ball Gown: detail of silk satin underskirt, featuring silver embroidery, vintage spangles, and hand-embellishment on hem.

1890's Tea Hat: lily of the valley, vintage lace, silk ribbon. 

ca. 18th c. Wool Cloak: border detail. Extensive wool crewel embroidery, featuring birds, flowers, acorns. 

1880's Ball Gown: bodice detail. Antique lace, jet trim, beadwork, embroidery.

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www.artofthecostume.com © Susan Pasco 

ca. 1755 Ombre Ball Gown: shoulder detail. Pinked trim (self-fabric serpentine ruching, created using vintage pinker); vintage fly fringe; silk taffeta.

ca. 18th c. Riding Habit: vintage gold trim; vintage buttons. 

ca. 1755 Yellow Ball Gown: bodice detail. Stomacher embellished with ribbon work, trim, and extensive embroidery.

www.artofthecostume.com © Susan Pasco 

www.artofthecostume.com © Susan Pasco 

The Susan Pasco Collection

ca. 1755 Yellow Ball Gown: skirt detail. Under- and overskirts extensively embellished with embroidery, ribbon work, and trim.


ca. 1755 Ombre Ball Gown: bodice and cuff detail. Vintage fly fringe, ombre silk taffeta, antique lace engageantes​.