Monica Fairview

Monica Fairview

London, UK / Hello fellow Pinteresters. I write Austen-inspired novels and I'm just discovering the wealth of wonderful images out here. Why didn't anyone tell me before?
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Chapter Six - Two Bottles of Wine and a Booty Call by Caitlin Williams and L.L. Diamond

Chapter Six - Two Bottles of Wine and a Booty Call by Caitlin Williams and L.

Charles Soulacroix (French, 1825-1879). Expectation, ca. 1890. Oil on canvas. 33 3/4 x 23 1/2 in. Charles and Emma Frye Collection, 1952.158

Charles Soulacroix (French, Expectation, ca. 1890 Oil on canvas 33 ¾ x 23 ½ in. Charles and Emma Frye Collection,

A remake of a garrick coat worn by men with multiple cape collars and a high neckline with big cuffs.

This Regency designed overcoat with cape and high collar is copied from a design popular in the early

Coat, 1820s - sometimes called a Garrick or coachman's coat - love the many capes  This particular garment was made for a WOMAN!  INFOl View of a wool caped coat, c.1820-30  ©NTPL/Andreas von Einsiedel Description View of a wool caped coat, c.1820-30, designed for a female wearer but apparently derived from a coachman's coat. From the Snowshill Collection at Berrington Hall. -- THIS PHOTO FROM http://www.ntprints.com/image/347004/view-of-a-wool-caped-coat-c-1820-30

Garrick Coat, Wool A Garrick Coat, also known as a “Coachman’s Coat” is an empire period piece of outerwear that has three to five cape collars and one standing collar. This garment can be worn by both men and women and is a type of Greatcoat

Cover Reveal: A Merry Christmas Chase

Cover Reveal: A Merry Christmas Chase

Historically Designed: The Wool Pelisse

A while ago I had a customer come to me with a request for a green wool pelisse.

Evening dress ca. 1805-10 From the Philadelphia Museum of Art

Philadelphia Museum of Art - Collections Object : Woman's Dress Made in England, Europe c. Ivory silk plain weave with multicolored silk embroidery in padded satin, buttonhole, and whipped running stitches and French knots