A vestment shaped like a sac. A slit at the top for the head. -1500 BC
Dark Blue Wool Suiting
Medium Blue Plain Weave Cotton
Black Waxed Cotton Cording
Dark Kid Leather
First Look on DRCM: Whole Cloth Quilted Tunic Shown with Long Skirt
Plain Weave Cotton quilted with Bamboo Batting and Cotton Flannel Backing in Light Pink and Cream
Silk Bias Tape Binding in Pink Applied with Herringbone Stitches
Grosgrain Ribbon in Beige
Untreated Sheep Hair
Silk in Warm White
Plain Weave Cotton in Light Yellow
Poly Wrapped Thread with Cotton Core in Pink
A two step procedure that involves structuring fabric into shallow pleats with rows of stitching, and regulating the tubes of the pleats with rows of embroidery. Elasticity is an English smocking attribute.
The Art of Manipulating Fabric, Colette Wolfe, Krause Publications Iola, Wisconsin 1996.