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~c.1867 Blue Silk Dress at Met Museum~

Dispelling the Myth of the Itsy Bitsy Teeny Weeny Waist

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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

whenasinsilks: Skirt and jacket, silk, 1860-65, American.

61: A cream challis ball gown circa 1863, the bodice an : Lot 61

61: A cream challis ball gown circa 1863, the bodice an : Lot 61

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61: A cream challis ball gown circa 1863, the bodice an : Lot 61

61: A cream challis ball gown circa 1863, the bodice an : Lot 61

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Day dress ca. 1861-63. Museum of London - Pattern in Janet Arnold's Patterns of Fashion

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.

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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, 1859-1860, via The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.

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.

Woman's dress | Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

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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.

Woman's dress | Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

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1860's sheer dress.

Child's dress, 1841-1846, Killerton Fashion Collection © National Trust.

Child's dress 1362518 | National Trust Collections

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Evening dress Date: 1867–68 Culture: American Medium: silk Accession Number: C.I.59.35.5

Evening dress | American | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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