Size: 20" waist.
This pattern was published by The Butterick Pattern Company. Originally the pattern was described as "Ladies' Seven-Gored Skirt, side-plaited at the back and having under-folded plaits forming deep flutes at the side seams below the hips. (Known as the Consuelo skirt.)" Minimal directions. Pattern dates circa 1896.
Suggested fabrics: Silk and woolen fabrics. The popular finish for the bottom of skirts was a deep facing of haircloth and a velveteen binding. The colors were warm - vivid, garish and very startling. This pattern was published in conjunction with a Ladies' Waist, Pattern No. AC8355.
Materials required: 7-1/2 Yds. 36" wide.
This Vintage Revivals pattern is only one size; the original size. The pattern envelope, instructions and pattern pieces are unedited. The older the pattern the more likely it is to have limited instructions. This pattern is printed on blue line paper and packaged in plastic.