Milady's Chemise w/ lace
A Harlequin’s Renaissance Romance
‘Twas more than Bedelia could bear: The pounds of petticoats; the pinching corset, the powder; the pins; the endless bowing and Milady-ing. And so she arose betimes and set forth all alone and near-naked, dashing over the grass in deliciously bare feet, her light muslin shift aflutter, its fine lace tickling her neck.
A haunting medieval song was carried on the breeze—The Fool had followed! Black eyes flashing, she turned with an angry toss of her raven hair. How dare he!
He approached with bold steps and an arrogant smile. “Milady,” said he, bowing; and as he bowed, removed his mask.
"Sir Valorous!” she gasped, and fell fainting into his arms. “Not slain by pirates!”
(Almost) The End
Cleaning instructions: Rinse in maidenly tears; drip dry from battlements while plotting escape from Durance Vile.
We use soft cotton elastic at the wrists and neckline for comfort. The neckline is wide enough to be worn off the shoulders.
One size fits most; approximately 52” long from the shoulder.
Contact us for custom lengths.
Muslin w/ matching cotton cluny lace; style and width of lace may vary.
Broadcloth: Cotton/polyester blend, shirtweight. Does not wrinkle, shrink or fade. Permanent press (warm wash, tumble dry low heat, remove promptly). Black, red, burgundy, navy, hunter, brown.
Brocade: Cotton plus various synthetic fibers, with same-color woven patterns, which will vary. Sturdy weight. Dry clean. Blue, hunter, burgundy.
Canvas: Also called Duck Cloth. Stout cotton fabric with a coarse weave. Black, white, red, brown, or hunter green. Will fade like jeans. Cold wash, tumble dry low heat or line dry.
Fleece: Synthetic with velour-like drape; popular for outerwear. Good, practical substitute for wool. Black, burgundy, hunter green. Check for color availability before ordering; can vary with season. Washable, but dry cleaning is recommended to preserve the shape of capes.
Muslin: Garment-quality, 100% cotton (not coarse utility muslin). Cold wash, line dry recommended. White or natural.
Poplin: A cotton/polyester blend that does not wrinkle, shrink or fade. Heavier than shirtweight. Permanent press (warm wash, tumble dry low heat, remove promptly). Black, red, burgundy, navy, hunter.
Suede Cloth: A heavy, woven suede-like cloth of 100% polyester. Dry cleaning recommended.
Wool: A natural fiber from sheep; wool blends include man-made fibers of various kinds. Holds colors well. Dry cleaning is recommended, but may be hand washed in cold water and dried flat. Do not wring. Never use hot water or a dryer. For seasonal storage, clean first and use the moth repellent of your choice.