Buy our pattern and be a Mantua maker.
Full size paper patterns for 1720s-40s Mantua based on extant English and pictorial examples. Fits busts 30½”-48″ and waists 23″-41″. All sizes included in one envelope. Embellishment suggestions included.
silk or fine wool
5 yds at least 45″ wide
(optional) metal rings
(optional) cord & buttons or hooks & eyes for looped back
Let us help you! At Reconstructing History, we want to see you wearing the best garments you are capable of making. Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org and we will answer any questions you might have.