By the 1860s, skirts had reached their fullest point. They were worn over wire ‘cage crinolines’, which gave maximum volume with minimum wei...

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United Kingdom - Dress - Corded silk trimmed with machine embroidered, lined with glazed cotton, faced with tarleton, reinforced with boning, hand-sewn

Classic Original Civil War Era Lady's Wool Coat C 1860's Hard to Find | eBay

CLASSIC ORIGINAL CIVIL WAR ERA LADY'S WOOL COAT c.1860's--HARD TO FIND

Dress c.1855-1865 American History

American, Day Dress of beige, green & maroon printed silk with a removable lace collar and undersleeves. Trimmed with garnet-type stone & gold metal buttons and soft green fringe.

Back view, robe à la Française and Petticoat, France or England, c. 1760-1765. Cream silk plain weave (faille) with silk and metallic-thread supplementary weft patterning, and metallic lace trim.

Woman's Robe à la Française and Petticoat France or England, circa Costumes; ensembles Silk plain weave (faille) with silk and metallic-thread supplementary weft patterning, and metallic lace trim

Day dress, 1853-57  From the Chester County Historical Society

Day dress, From the Chester County Historical SocietyDRESS, BACK TO ERA BEFORE THE CIVIL WAR Green, white, and red plaid silk This green and red plaid silk dress epitomizes the look of the with its wide bell shaped skirt and pagoda sleeves

1870, probably America - Dark and light purple silk taffeta day dress

Be forewarned, you may see me rockin the bustle around town, grocery shopping & at the soccer field. It IS a day dress, after all! Purple day dress American, ca. 1870 Silk taffeta Collection of the Kent State University Museum KSUM

1858 - 1860 day dress

Green and black silk satin day dress via Smith College Historic Clothing Collection, Northampton, Massachusetts.

1860's Blue & Black Promenade Ensemble: What a striking color combination. This civil war era dress was beautifully constructed. The bust is 32, the waist is 21, the skirt length in front is 47 and the skirt around the bottom measures 170. The black silk is suppose to line up from the bodice to the skirt.

Blue Civil War Era Dress Blue & Black Promenade Ensemble: What a striking color combination. This civil war era dress was beautifully constructed. The bust is the waist is the skirt length in front is 47 and the skirt around the bottom measures

Finely striped silk, probably American, ca 1840-1860. High bodice, fan front, vee point; open sleeves, double at the opening, triple puff at armscye; pleated skirt. At throat, self fabric bow and pinked tails. MFA BOSTON

Silk Dress: Silk taffeta with silk galloon, cotton-serge lining, whalebone, metal hook and eye closure, and self-fabric bow and ribbon ornament. Via Museum of Fine Arts Boston.

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