As seen on Downton Abbey season one women rode sidesaddle and had long dressy riding habits. The top hat was also in fashion at this time but a woman would only have worn one while riding - it was usually for men.
A replica of Mary Tudor’s wedding dress. A beautiful replica of Mary Tudor’s weddingdress. Made by costume expert Tanya Elliott. Mary’s dress wasrecorded in one contemporary report to be in the French style andmade of ‘rich tissue with a