Civil War Era Clothing
Romantic Era Hooded Cape A rare 1850-1860 beige pumpkin hooded full length cape. The cape is made of a silk and wool blend fabric. The cape has a ruffled collar. The large hood drapes over the shoulder when not worn. It is pleated at the back with a center button. The neckline has a pink and white stripe ribbon with long streamers that extend to the edge of the hemline. The cape has a hook and eye closure near the neckline.
All The Pretty Dresses: Romantic Era Hooded Cape
M9184.108.40.206-3 | Dress | McCord Museum
Dress, ca. 1865-early 1870s. Two bodices, skirt, & petticoat, with skirt bag, hat, & sash. White cotton slinong (?); different pieces have Valenciennes lace, satin ribbon, machine embroidery & porcelain buttons. Evening bodice shown here; buttons in back. Petticoat of off-white cotton batiste. Hallwyl Museum via Wikimedia Commons
Chantilly Lace jacket c.1860
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1860's civil war era purple French visiting dress with crinoline (side front view) | eBay
61: A cream challis ball gown circa 1863, the bodice an : Lot 61
Day dress ca. 1861-63. Museum of London - Pattern in Janet Arnold's Patterns of Fashion
Wool de mousseline de laine, c 1854-55. (1 of 4 images) The pointed basqued collarless bodice has a fringed and flounce three-pointed pagoda sleeve with a band of fabric printed à disposition. A yoke is created by a band of the fabric embellished with more material à disposition. The edge of the basque is ornamented in a similar manner. The front closure has six small fabric-covered buttons trimmed with fringe. Three wide flounce made from fabric also printed à disposition form the skirt.
Dress About 1854-1855 Wool mousseline de laine, cotton lining, bone M9220.127.116.11-2 © McCord Museum
M918.104.22.168-2 | Dress | McCord Museum
Worth & Bobergh gown Worth & Bobergh Evening gown, 1861 Silk satin, silk ribbon, handmade "Point de Gaze" lace Charles Frederick Worth and Otto Bobergh founded Worth & Bobergh in Paris in the fall of 1857 or 1858. In 1860, the business appeared in the local trade directory under “couturiers et nouveautés confectionnées” (designers and prepared novelties). By the 1870s, Bobergh was no longer involved with the company, and the House of Worth was well established as the arbiter of fashionab
Victorian Ball Gown Made Of Pink Satin, Lace, Ruffles, Ribbon And Crinoline c. Late 1860's From Swiss National Museum
1860s Girl's silk taffeta lemon yellow dress, high waist, short puff sleeves, fringed over skirt, via Augusta Auctions.
Afternoon dress, ca. 1864-67. Gray silk taffeta patterned with brown checks and trimmed with brown, red, & green silk braid & fringe with hand-knotted tassels and glass buttons. Two pieces, lined in linen. Five ornamental buttons engraved with croquet mallets & hoops, but dress is trained in back and could not be used to play croquet. Killerton House Museum via National Trust (UK)
Afternoon dress, circa 1864-1867. Gray silk taffeta patterned with brown checks and trimmed with brown, red, and green silk braid and fringe with hand-knotted tassels and glass buttons. Two pieces, lined in linen. Five ornamental buttons engraved with croquet mallets and hoops, but dress is trained in back and could not be used to play croquet. Killerton House Museum via National Trust (UK).
Dress, 1860, looks like something an average woman would wear at home.
Woman's dress, about 1856–58, accession number 50.474a-b, silk plain weave ( taffeta), trimmed with silk fringe tassels, machine embroidered net, and bobbin lace, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.