Reproduction: Elphaba, Act II gown, Wicked: Saw the production, needed to own it. Studied images and modified a commercial bodice pattern and drafted the skirt pattern / mapped tier flow. Twenty five textiles. Four layer quilted and distressed bodice. Silk, cotton, metallic cotton and chiffon, jet beading, sequins, velvet ribbon, gimp. Kept losing count as the skirt tier count approached 100. Weight: heavy duty.
Augusta Auctions2-piece heavy silk faille, bodice w/ gigot sleeves & copper beaded bands, B 32", W 21", Skirt L 38"-40", (couple tiny whiteish stains on bodice back & skirt ribbons) excellent; t/w 1 black velvet mantle w/ fanciful soutache trim & chenille fringe, L 24"-48", (velvet nap worn off at sleeve tops) fair.