Get the perfect Florentine overgown in one easy pattern!
Buy our full-size paper patterns with complete instructions and historical notes for 15th century Italian Lady’s Overgown or Giornea as worn in Florence and the Tuscan region from the 1470s through the end of the century. Pattern includes closed as well as an open-sided giornea complete with embellishment suggestions.
Fits busts 30½”-48″ and waists 23″-41″.
All sizes in one envelope. Historical notes and embellishment suggestions included. Partners perfectly with RH509 for the Upper Class Florentine look.
light weight to coat weight wool, heavy brocade, embroidered silk
heavy linen or canvas for interlining (optional)
light linen or silk for lining
Yardage Requirements: 6 yds 45″ or 4½ yds 60″ wide
hooks & eyes or cord and closed rings (thread eyelets may also be used)
colourful ribbon or other embellishments as desired