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Organic cotton muslin, rosebuds on red-orange, Regency era

Product code 130 51-0002

Lightweight muslin in organic cotton with a fine-threaded, more open weave. Wonderful for breezy summer dresses and scarves. Authentic Regency print can be used for historical costuming.

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Basic parameters
Width: 113 cm
Color: brick red
Content: 100% cotton
Weight (gsm): 55 gsm
Weight (mm): 17 mm
Drape: slightly supple
Period: 19th century
Style: regency, empire
Horizontal repeat: 12 cm
Vertical repeat: 13 cm
Minimum order: 0.2 m
Availability: limited edition
Certification: GOTS
Shrinkage: 1-2%
Care:
Bulk discount
1 - 9 m
13.52 $ / m
10 - 19 m
-5%
12.84 $ / m
20 - 49 m
-10%
12.17 $ / m
50 - 99 m
-15%
11.49 $ / m
100 and more
-20%
10.81 $ / m

in stock 38.2 m

13.52 $/m

13.52 $/m without VAT

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Product description

Product description

Pattern

The stylized rosebud print reproduced here comes from a swatch featured in a Regency era magazine with the magnificent name The Repository of Arts, Literature, Commerce, Manufactures, Fashions and Politics. This illustrated periodical, published by Rudolf Ackermann in London, contained lithographs based on the works of famous artists as well as his own, images of London, news from the world of fashion and home decor, actual fabric swatches, and more. Our source appeared in the March 1811 issue.

The original publication with fabric swatches is part of the collection of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art.

Fabric

This organic cotton muslin is woven of fine thread. It has a soft hand with a naturally smooth touch – it has not been treated, unlike some shirting fabrics or our batiste prints, which have a special finish for a smoother and slightly stiffer hand. The weave is more open than for batiste, but denser than a gauze, so in spite of how fine it is, it holds its shape fairly well and doesn’t shrink considerably.

This fabric is sheer – especially solids in lighter shades. Layer it or use where a little translucence won’t matter.

Application

Cotton muslin is a light, airy fabric with a moderate drape that gathers well (full skirts, puffed sleeves, ruffles) and also works nicely in flowing garments, summer scarves, and romantic curtains.

Muslin enjoyed huge popularity in Regency and Empire era fashion, when it played the starring role in the high-waisted chemise gowns that we associate with that period. These were worn in pure white, or with subtle prints or embroidery.

Organic cotton

This batiste is made of GOTS-certified organic cotton, which guarantees responsible production from the cultivation process through fabric finishing. It is made in India, where the production of lightweight cotton fabrics has a strong historical tradition – as a matter of fact, that is precisely where dressmakers in the Empire era got their muslin.

Limited edition

This pattern is part of a limited-edition collection of historical patterns from Sartor Bohemia (all rights reserved) and is produced in limited quantities. Don’t miss your chance to take some home, we may not have it in stock again.

Care

Machine wash 40°C. Because this fabric is quite fine, use a lower spin cycle; gentle handling will prolong your fabric’s lifespan. Iron on cotton setting.

FAQ

Do your historical reproductions ever repeat?

Rarely! We produce reproductions of historical fabrics as limited editions. We want to guarantee a certain authenticity to all owners of historical costumes and decorations. We recommend that you buy these fabrics while they are in stock, as this is the only way to secure them for your project aside from custom ordering.

What is a limited edition?

Limited editions are fabrics of exceptional quality or patterns that have been designed and produced exclusively under the Sartor brand. As a rule, they do not repeat and are therefore only available while supplies last. Don't miss your chance to own a true original.

What is the smallest amount of fabric I can order?

The minimum fabric order is a length of 20 cm.

Are your historical reproductions suitable for modern use?

Of course! Historical patterns are characterized by high-quality aesthetic workmanship with an emphasis on elegance and harmony, which make them timeless works of art. They are suitable for modern interiors, where they bring an element of originality (try a picture, a pillow). In fashion, they excel in simple, even minimalist, garments, handbags and other accessories.

Do you ship abroad?

Yes. We ship worldwide. The price of shipping is automatically calculated at checkout before payment after you select the country of delivery and the preferred carrier. If you do not find your country in the dropdown list, please contact us. You will find a rough overview of shipping costs in our shipping and payment terms.

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