Strawberry Cream Silk Taffeta
Silk Taffeta reached popularity in clothing in the 18th century and was sometimes called pompadour taffeta after Madame de Pompadour, famed courtesan and mistress to King Louis XV. This Strawberry Cream one inch striped silk is perfect for Polonaise or Round Gowns in the 18th century or Victorian Ball Gowns or tea dresses in the 19th century, Strawberry Cream Silk Taffeta is gorgeously crisp and rustles magnificently…as Silk Taffeta should!
Damask Raven specializes in period appropriate silks for all your costuming wants and needs. Not just picking patterns, Damask Raven attempts to source designs to the era best suited for pattern printed or woven design, and stripes were a popular Leit Motif in both the 18th and 19th centuries. Strawberry Cream is a striped design, each stripe one inch across, in alternating strawberry and cream color bars.
The only limit on your use of silk taffeta is your imagination. Use it in Cosplay, 18th Century dress, Costume College, or even Victorian dress, as it was not at all uncommon to cut down and re-purpose past fashions for current use…much as we do today!
Damask Raven specializes in re-creating lavish silks for costuming and fashion apparel, and the 18th century wouldn’t have reached the heights of fashion it did without the dedication of the weavers at Spitalfields in England and Lyon in France. This recreated Spitalfields Silk Taffeta design is brought to you by Damask Raven–creating History in Style.
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Damask Raven specializes in re-creating and locating lavish silks for costuming and fashion apparel and Elegant Silk Satin is perfect for creating your medieval fashion wardrobe, using period appropriate Silk Satin, brought to you by Damask Raven–creating History in Style.
From a time when Silk was literally worth its weight in gold, Strawberry Cream Silk Taffeta is 137 cm wide, approximately 54″ wide, and is a mid to light weight 16 MM, perfect for Robe Anglais, round gowns or Polonaise.
Strawberry Cream Silk Taffeta is 137 cm wide, approximately 54″.