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Young Lucretia's Wardrobe by Split-Heart Young Lucretia's Wardrobe by Split-Heart
:star: FINALLY! A propper and much more delightful set of attires for my sweety Lucretia! (after I produced this piece horror: fav.me/d2ntmr3 , okay it was good back then, but after centuries of research and mindblowing struggles of selfcritism... I have overcome myself)

Lucreita's clothes are now much more suitable for the fashion of her original period of time. (which is from 1800 to 1818) Her dresses however are still pretty simple, because she never wanted to live a life of wealth and thus only charishes a small amount of gowns.
Every dress has it's special memory connected to it and Lucretia holds on to them with all her heart.
Her first, very staid dress is one of many that belonged to the orphanege of the Ursulinen (a certain group of nuns, wiki's gonna tell ya). It is pretty comfortable and perfect when she's up to do some housework or stable cleaning.
The followed four are pretty much what she would wear for the four seasons, Spring, Summer, Fall and Winter. Her Spring gown was a gift of her mother to give her a little fashionable look, since most of her clothes back then looked kinda... dull.
You may know the Summer dress from another picture I made of her, it is one of my favourites so far, simple, yet elegant and delicate. Almost like a wedding dress for a puppet. It is soft, yet quite tough material, since she loves to wear it a lot.
That Fall gown is simple, like the casual townspeople of Prussia back then, yet its colours are very bright and rich. The perfect dress for a nice walk through the landscape while enjoying the beautiful colours of the leaves and grass. Her Winter cape is warm and fluffy, yet on a very cold winter night she might still hold tight to a certain stranger who embraces her careless and youthful nature with a dirty grin on his face.
When your first impression of the following set was: "Huh... it is rather strange for her to wear boy's clothes." Then you are 100% right! It was a stupid idea, but Lucretia could not resist to follow her "friends" advice to escape her prision home, to follow him and see the true beauty of the capital city. But some people even have strange interest in young boys, rather than little girls.
Last of them (finally) is her very delicate opera costume. She looks like a little disney princess and men such as women love it. Making her look even more like a doll, she somehow enjoyes the attention she's getting through it, but only as far as it comes from the people she cares about. But a certain french man, who had dropped an eye on her, could not resist to imagine to snatch her away from a ball, just so he could take her back to his homeland, where they would be together forever.
Needless to say that his death was inevitable after the circumstances, yet the watchdog's priority was to first optain his girl and then kill the frenchman. (getting stabbed by his blessed sword however, was not part of the plan)

Gosh, to many clothes, to many clothes, and the f*ck even more to come! >BC
Reference of adult Lucretia for size comparison and here are related artworks for ya:

Always love to hear what ya think about my work, you people know that? I am freaking obsessed with you! :heart:

Now back to work! *flies away*

Thanks for comments and favs!^^

Lucretia (c) *Split-Heart
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Lunulata Featured By Owner Mar 8, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Sie sind alle wunderschön. Am Besten gefällt mir aber ihr Frühlingskleid: einerseits wegen der Farbkombination, andererseits, weil der Rock aussieht wie eine sich öffnende Knospe. Eine wirklich tolle Idee :heart:
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Split-Heart Featured By Owner Mar 8, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Danke! :D Das Frühlingskleid ist auch eines meiner Absoluten Favoriten!! Mir gefallen die Pfingsrosen in ihrem Haar und ebenfalls auch die Farben. War froh zu sehen, dass damals im frühen 19en Jahrhundert auch mit komplimentären Farben gearbeitet wurde. Das gibt dem Ganzen einfach viel mehr Leben, Jugend und Frische. Das wollte ich hauptsächlich presentieren! v u  v
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Adanitu Featured By Owner Sep 26, 2013  Hobbyist
Her summer dress looks like traditional Russian clothing. If you like that style, maybe you could research it a bit? :D
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Split-Heart Featured By Owner Sep 27, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist

Lucretia was born in Koenigsberg of old Prussia, which was terribly destroyed during WW2 and is now known as Kaliningrad, which belongs to Russia! C:
Believe me, I made my researches and I am well aware that some of ther costumes might contain influences from other cultures/countries. Her last gown for example is pretty much french and her winter gown is very german like. xD She is a whole mix up of styles, but that's probably because I couldn't decide on one style for her, gosh I just LOVE the costumes of the early 19th century!! OTL

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Adanitu Featured By Owner Sep 27, 2013  Hobbyist
Hm, I never knew about Kaliningrad. I guess I learned something new today, then! :D
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dark-tarou Featured By Owner Aug 15, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
Ahhh these are so pretty! You are so pro when it comes to costumes! I love the second and third from the end the most :heart:
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Split-Heart Featured By Owner Aug 16, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I am so happy to hear that sweety! Your support means a lot to me!!! Come here cheesetits!!:iconletmehugyouplz:
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dark-tarou Featured By Owner Aug 22, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
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tomytieneblas74 Featured By Owner Aug 6, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Nice, very 17th Century thing you got going on ! :D
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Split-Heart Featured By Owner Aug 11, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
It's early 19th century, but still, thank you very much!:heart:
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