Early 16th century italian gown, made to measure.

The gown includes: one embroidered linen or cotton smock (=shirt), one gamurra (=kirtle) made of silk taffeta or dupioni, one underskirt made of silk taffeta or dupioni, and pair of sleeves made of silk taffeta/dupioni or cotton velvet.
The gamurra/kirtle bodice is reinforced with spiral steel bones (not visible), lined with fabric made by natural fibers and has a spiral lacing on the sides: the eyelets/ grommets are hand-covered in silk thread.
The gamurra/kirtle skirt it's pleated, and lined.
The smock (=shirt) can be:
-hand embroidered (blackwork / redwork on the neck line, sleeve and cuff, to see the samples of the embroidery which you can choose, please send a message)
-or machine-embroidered (like in the pictures on the neck line, sleeve and cuff)
-or without any embroidery

Corset and understructures are not included in this listing, but they can be requested: see the following “custom orders” section.
Please note: this type of dress requires the correct corset and petticoat to achieve the correct silhouette.

The gown and embroidery will be made in the color/colors of your choice: please send a message to know the available combinations or if you want/prefer another type of fabric.
*fabric or color availability depends on the suppliers and can change from season to season*
Any design/fabric change and/or any addition of decorative details must be requested before purchase; your fabric choice must be communicated before purchase.


A diagram to take the necessary measurements will be sent to you after the purchase.

Custom orders: any request of
-design changes of the gown design or fabric
-design changes of decorative elements (more or different embroidery, etc)
-made to measure corset/petticoat/understructure
must be requested before purchase, because they involve a variation in costs and processing time.

For an estimate, please send an email at elainecouture.info@gmail.com


Processing time:
After the purchase, the fabric selection and receiving your measurements it takes about 2 / 3 month for the gown to be completed.

Your bespoke gown will take part of a production cycle in which other garments and accessories are created. For this reason it's recommended to order your gown in advance of your event/historical re-enactment/wedding date because not always it will be possible to speed your custom order.
 

Shipping:
This gown will be shipped via DHL Express. Shipping is always tracked but it's recommended to choose the insured shipping.

Shipping for EU countries takes 2 business days.
Shipping for non EU countries takes from 3 to 6 business days.
For countries outside the European Union: custom charges are not included in the shipping or item price. Customs charges are to be covered by the customer at delivery.

 

Payment plans:

To see the policies for payment plans: 
https://en.elainescouture.com/rateizzazioni-pagamenti
 

Company policy:
the item is non-refundable and non retournable: please be careful while taking your measurements and follow the diagram that will be provided to you.

Early 16th century florentine gown - bespoke

€1,705.00Price