We attended the Birthnight Ball at Gadsby's Tavern last night. Just the ball, not the banquet. We actually had dinner at Warehouse Bar & Grill, and it was delicious.
Here's a group pic:
Gadsby's had food too at the ball, but were were so stuffed from dinner!
The traditional hedgehog:
George Washington's birthday cake:
This guy's wig game was on point:
I made a drop front dress from the Laughing Moon pattern I used for my white and silver striped one: http://www.lafnmoon.com/product_p/p126.htm
I used a silver tissue sari embroidered with bullion that I got at the Great Fabric Giveaway at the Pumpkin tea! My tiara is vintage teens/20s: http://costumersguide.blogspot.com/2014/08/vintage-tiara.html
I wore this little late Victorian Star brooch: http://costumersguide.blogspot.com/2016/01/star-brooch.html
A couple of Georgian rings:
My bargain Georgian earrings:
And my lovely necklace was made by Gloria, and In the Long Run Designs: https://www.etsy.com/shop/inthelongrun
George and Martha Washington:
George Washington making a toast/speech:
Here he wishes the King of England "eternal itching!"
And the back of my gown: